AI-Powered HR Startup SeekOut Reaches Unicorn Status While Shaping The Future Of Recruitment

In the modern workplace, diversity and inclusion are more important than ever, but finding the best and most diverse can be a serious challenge for many companies. Founded in 2017, SeekOut is a startup providing an AI-powered platform designed to solve the diversity-in-hiring problem. Now, amid exponential growth, the company has raised $115 million in a Series C round of fundraising that values the company at $1.2 billion, making it the latest “unicorn” on the HR software block. The company has more than doubled its customer base since the beginning of 2021, now serving six of the top-10 U.S. companies by market cap, making it one of the most popular in talent intelligence software.

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Not only is SeekOut being utilized to recruit new diverse talent, but it’s also become a valuable tool for maintaining a varied and skilled workforce. Over its short existence, the company has built a database with hundreds of millions of profiles using its AI-powered talent search engine and deep interactive analytics, employing rich data to create a total 360-degree profile of potential employees. With a red-hot jobs market and a mass resignation of frustrated U.S. workers underway, SeekOut hopes its AI-enabled platform continues adding fuel to the fire.