Recruitment startup Jobandtalent, which uses linguistic analysis to alert candidates to jobs they might otherwise have missed, has topped up its Series A funding round with another $25 million — bringing the total to $39 million. The Spanish headquartered startup added today that it’s continuing discussions on closing a “massive” Series B round with some new investors in the coming months.
The expansion to its Series A is led by existing investor Pelayo Cortina Koplowitz, with Qualitas Equity Partners, Kibo Ventures, Fundación José Manuel Entrecanales, and business angel Nicolás Luca de Tena, also continuing to participate in the round. The unemployment rate in Spain remains cripplingly high so it’s fitting for Spanish investors to be putting money into a startup that uses algorithmic matching to remove some of the friction from the job application process.
Jobandtalent uses a linguistics algorithm to identify patterns within the structure and phrasing of job adverts and CVs — converting them into data points to match…
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