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Co-Founder & CEO

Kristen Hamilton

CEO Approval Rating

66/100

Founded:

2013

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

KORU TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

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Kristen Hamilton

Co-Founder & CEO

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173
$14.5M
$3.1M
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Roberto Angulo

Co-Founder & CEO

78/100
30
$750K
$5.4M
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Liz Wessel

Co-Founder & CEO

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$28.6M
$6.2M
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Steve Dean

Co-Founder

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Garrett Lord

Co-Founder & CEO

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Andrew Maguire

CEO

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Brian Krueger

President & CEO

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Faith Rothberg

CEO

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Christian Sutherland-Wong

CEO

89/100
970
$201.6M
$210M
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Ryan Roslansky

CEO

72/100
17,900
$693.6M
$8B
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Sanjeev Agrawal

Founder & CEO

68/100
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AfterCollege is one of Koru's top rivals. AfterCollege's headquarters is in San Francisco, California, and was founded in 1999. AfterCollege operates in the Internet Software industry. AfterCollege generates 176% of Koru's revenue.

WayUp has been one of Koru's top competitors. WayUp was founded in 2014 in New York, New York. WayUp is in the Application Software industry. WayUp generates $3.1M more revenue than Koru.

Jobsuitors is one of Koru's top competitors. Jobsuitors was founded in Seattle, Washington} in 2012. Jobsuitors operates in the Business Support Services industry. Compared to Koru, Jobsuitors generates $584.1K less revenue.

Koru Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Koru

Koru Funding History

Since Koru was founded in 2013, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Koru has raised $14.5M. Koru's last funding round was on Sep 2017 for a total of $2.7M

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Equity
Sep 2017
$2.7M
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Series A
Jan 2015
$7.5M
Equity
Sep 2013
$4.4M

Since Koru was founded in 2013, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Koru has raised $14.5M. Koru's last funding round was on Sep 2017 for a total of $2.7M

Koru Investments

No recent investments found related to Koru

Koru News

October 5, 2017GeekWire

Koru raises $3M for predictive hiring platform that helps companies identify ideal candidates

Koru's pivot seems to be working well so far. The Seattle startup just reeled in $3 million from most... See more »
October 4, 2017Market Cheetah

Koru And AA-ISP Release Benchmark Study On Predictors Of Job Performance In Sales

SEATTLE, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Koru, Inc. (www.joinkoru.com), the leader in predictive hiring, ... See more »
September 23, 2017NewsCenter io

Koru Raises $2.7 Million

The post Koru Raises $2.7 Million appeared first on NewsCenter.io.... See more »
September 10, 2017sec.gov

Koru received $2.7M in Equity Funding

Koru received $2.7M in Equity Funding... See more »
September 21, 2016GeekWire

The surprising daily ritual that helps Koru tech guru Justin Beals de-stress

At Koru, a Seattle startup that helps recent grads get work experience, Justin Beals has a tall order... See more »
May 23, 2016Equities

Koru to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Koru Inc., the leader in predictive hiring based on ... See more »

Koru Blogs

June 23, 2017Koru Blog

How to Use Data to Make Better Hires - Predictive Hiring 101

There has been a lot of buzz around the use of people analytics, but the evidence for its impact has ... See more »
June 21, 2017Koru Blog

Get Your Team in Shape - Hiring & Recruiting is the #2 Challenge For Inside Sales Leaders.

It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone reading this post, but hiring successful inside sales teams... See more »
May 30, 2017Koru Blog

I/O Psychologists, We Need You at the People Analytics Table

"Grit filled a gap with an amateur survey by a social psychologist with limited psychometric expertis... See more »
May 30, 2017Koru Blog

IO Psychologists, We Need You at the People Analytics Table

"Grit filled a gap with an amateur survey by a social psychologist with limited psychometric expertis... See more »
May 18, 2017Koru Blog

Early Career Hiring Re-Imagined. It Starts By Looking Beyond The GPA

Apply early career candidate insights from the ed tech industry. Over the last few years, ed tech has... See more »
May 18, 2017Koru Blog

Hiring Talent Reimagined. It's The Grit Over Grades Revolution

There are many lessons learned about hiring talent when looking back at the ed tech industry. Over th... See more »
April 30, 2016Koru Blog

5 Things You Should (but might not) Be Doing to Land a Great Job

Not sure you know everything you should be doing to land a great job? Last week Koru CEO Kristen Hami... See more »

Koru Press Releases

January 29, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

Koru Secures $8 Million Series A Funding Led By Maveron

SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Koru (www.joinkoru.com), the leading talent marketplace ... See more »
September 22, 2014PR NEWSWIRE

Koru Expands Its Employer Partner Network With Addition Of LinkedIn

SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Koru (www.joinkoru.com), a company focused on transforming th... See more »
May 28, 2014PR NEWSWIRE

Legendary Rapper Nas Partners With Education Innovator Koru To Assist College Grads

SEATTLE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Koru (www.joinkoru.com), a company focused on transforming the ... See more »

Koru Videos

August 9, 2017Koru Vimeo Channel

"Predictive Analytics for Hiring in 5 Minutes" on VIMEO

Koru's Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, Josh Jarrett speaks about predictive analytics for hirin... See more »
July 20, 2017Koru Vimeo Channel

"Koru+AA-ISP Webinar - The Best Way to Hit Revenue Goals is to Hire Smarter" on VIMEO

As reported in the 2017 AA-ISP Top Challenges Report, hiring and recruiting is the #2 priority facing... See more »
June 15, 2017Koru Vimeo Channel

"Ski to Sea 2017" on VIMEO

Team Koru and families go to Bellingham for Ski to Sea 2017Cast: Koru | Predictive Hiring for Fit... See more »
April 28, 2017Koru Vimeo Channel

"AA-ISP & Koru Inside Sales Hiring Benchmark Reveal - Part 1 of 3" on VIMEO

A top-performing sales person can regularly produce 200-300% of quota. A miss-hire distracts the orga... See more »
April 24, 2017Koru Vimeo Channel

"Koru Thanks AA-ISP #LS2017 Attendees" on VIMEO

Koru, the leading provider of predictive analytics for hiring, says Thank You to #LS2017 conference a... See more »
March 15, 2017Koru Vimeo Channel

"From Traditional Recruiting to Predictive Hiring" on VIMEO

Where does your organization stand on this talent acquisition journey? Kristen Hamilton talks to Micr... See more »
October 10, 2016Koru Vimeo Channel

"Koru Hire Dashboard Tutorial (1)" on VIMEO

Cast: Koru... See more »

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Koru Headquarters

200 1st Ave W Suite 240

Seattle, Washington98119

206-582-2129

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Koru Summary

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Overview

Koru is a predictive hiring platform that uses data-driven analytics to screen and select applicants for organizations. Koru was founded in 2013. Koru's headquarters is located in Seattle, Washington, USA 98119. It has raised 14.5M in 3 rounds. The la...

CEO

Koru's Co-Founder & CEO, Kristen Hamilton, currently has an approval rating of 66%. Koru's primary competitors are AfterCollege, WayUp & Jobsuitors.

Frequently Asked Questions about Koru

  1. When was Koru founded?

    Koru was founded in 2013
  2. Who is Koru's CEO?

    Koru's CEO is Kristen Hamilton
  3. How much revenue does Koru generate?

    Koru generates $3.1M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Koru have?

    Koru has historically raised $14.5M in funding
  1. Where is Koru's headquarters?

    Koru's headquarters is in Seattle Washington, USA
  2. How many employees does Koru have?

    Koru has 173 employees
  3. What sector does Koru operate in?

    Koru is in Schools
  4. Who are Koru's competitors?

    Koru's top competitors are AfterCollege, WayUp, Jobsuitors