Handshake Obtains $10,500,000 Series A Funding Round

  • Feed Type
  • Date
    2/3/2016
  • Company Name
    Handshake
  • Mailing Address
    Undisclosed San Francisco, CA 94105 USA
  • Company Description
    Launched in 2014, Handshake is the ultimate career network and recruiting platform for college students and young alumni.
  • Website
    http://www.joinhandshake.com
  • Transaction Type
    Venture Equity
  • Transaction Amount
    $10,500,000
  • Transaction Round
    Series A
  • Proceeds Purposes
    Handshake will use the new funds, in part, to broaden and deepen its university partnerships across the country, expanding the network and enabling new schools to seamlessly implement the system. Handshake will also increase its engineering and product development efforts significantly. Shortly, Handshake will begin rolling out premium tools for employers, to better help companies target the right campuses and students, build their employer brands on campus, search for the best students, and integrate their college recruiting data with other HR systems.
  • M&A Terms
  • Venture Investor
    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • Venture Investor
    Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Venture Investor
    True Ventures
  • Venture Investor
    Lowercase Capital

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