• Cincinnati's Tilr brings its skills-based staffing platform to 12 new cities

    5 days ago - By Venture Beat

    EXCLUSIVE: Three-year-old hiring startup Tilr announced today that it has expanded to 12 new cities as it aims to change the way companies hire on-demand workers with an artificial intelligence-powered platform that matches workers based on skills, not past job titles. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Tilr is now operating in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver,...
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  • Marketing startup Influential raises $12M from WME and others

    Marketing startup Influential raises $12M from WME and others

    5 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Influential announced today that it has raised $12 million in Series B funding.
    The funding came from existing investors Capital Zed, ECA Ventures, Paradigm Talent Agency, ROAR and Tech Coast Angels, as well as from Hollywood agency WME .
    Just a couple weeks ago, Influential said it was working with WME. The agency is the first to try out a new Influential product called Talent Pro, which gives agents access to social data around a broader pool of talent.
    Influential founder and CEO Ryan Detert said the product will allow WME - and, in the future, other agencies - to sweeten endorsement...
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  • Influential raises $12 million for AI-based influencer matchmaking platform

    Influential raises $12 million for AI-based influencer matchmaking platform

    5 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Influential has launched raised $12 million to expand its Social Intelligence platform to find influencers for brands with the help of artificial intelligence. The idea is to match influencers with brands who want to team up with the hottest social media attractions. Using IBM's Watson AI tech, Influential wants to make influencer marketing r...
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