Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace.
*This week’s fundings: $70M+
- Syndio, pay equity tech startup, lands $5M in funding, names Smartsheet co-founder Maria Colacurcio as CEO
- WalkMe closes $50 million round to grow its software walkthrough platform in APAC
- Cognigo raises $8.5M for its AI-driven data protection platform
- Shyft Technologies, Provider of Mobile Workforce Management Tools, Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding
- Oji Life Lab, a San Francisco-based firm focused on boosting emotional intelligence of working groups, raised $1.7 million in seed funding
- Portify raises £1.3M to help gig economy workers improve their financial well-being
- Mobile First Training Platform EduMe Raises $1.8M in Seed Funding
- SAP agrees to buy Qualtrics for $8B in cash, just before the survey software company’s IPO
- BenePro Acquires Benefit Consulting Firm BBG Employee Benefits
- Alera Group Acquires Pennsylvania Financial Services Firm
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- Liderança Group Unveils One-of-a-kind Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion+ Toolkit With Two, Exclusive New Partnerships
- NASA, Aquila Launch Employee Fitness & Wellness Program
- Lessonly and Zendesk Partner to Create Better Customer Experiences through Practice
- JazzHR and Collage Announce Strategic Partnership
- Flock Announces Partnership With The Hartford To Provide A Streamlined Online Benefits Enrollment Experience
- EmployBridge Becomes One of the Nation’s First Staffing Companies to Sponsor a Temporary-to-Permanent Staff Apprenticeship Pilot in Partnership with U.S. Department of Labor
- Home Helpers Joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership
- ENGAGE Talent’s Artificial Intelligence Makes Major Impact on Passive Candidate Experience
- Workplace Turnover Rate Hits All-Time-High, According to Salary.com Report
- HR Open Standards Annual Meeting, April 11-12, 2019, Washington D.C.
Week in Review – Popular Content
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