ENGAGE Talent Joins Engage Venture Fund's Cohort of Investment Companies

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Friday, April 12th, 2019

ENGAGE Talent, an AI company that combines market intelligence, passive candidate engagement and talent retention in a single talent recruitment and engagement engine, announced today that it has been selected by Engage--a venture fund backed by 11 leading global brands--as a member of its cohort of investment companies.

The Engage venture fund's mission is to provide innovative companies with access to capital, customers, and distribution channels through its corporate partnerships, with a focus on helping companies gain access to enterprise-level opportunities. Backing for Engage is provided by The Home Depot, AT&T, Chick-fil-A, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Georgia-Pacific, Georgia Power Foundation, Goldman Sachs, Intercontinental Exchange, Invesco Ltd., and UPS.

ENGAGE Talent listens to more than 30,000 data sources and processes more than a billion data points monthly to map and predict people movement--empowering it to provide unrivaled talent acquisition and retention insights. Benefits include:

    Discover actionable market and talent intelligence.

    Predict when people are ready to change jobs and build a pipeline of passive candidates.

    Increase candidate engagement rate two to seven times.

    Improve candidate experience by mastering the most important first touch.

    Enrich internal talent engagement with predictive retention insights and turnover risk predictions.

"ENGAGE Talent is a perfect fit for our portfolio of companies, and not just because of its company name," said Thiago Olson, Engage's managing director. "While our corporate backers span many industries, sourcing, recruiting, acquiring and retaining quality talent are critically important for all large organizations. ENGAGE Talent's scientific approach is transforming talent acquisition results and retention, and we are thrilled to support them and help them grow."

"We couldn't be more excited to be part of Engage, especially to have the opportunity to help leading corporate brands acquire quality talent and retain their best employees," ENGAGE Talent founder and CEO Joseph Hanna said. "We look forward to working together and uncovering new strategic and business opportunities."