Recruiting Unicorns

Top 7 Recruiting Unicorn Startups in 2021

Here’s a full list of unicorn companies in the recruiting industry that have made it to the US$1B valuation.

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Have you ever wondered who is on the list of Recruiting companies with the highest valuations?

You’re not alone.

There are hundreds of companies in this space, and it can be difficult to keep track of them all.

We've decided to take a deep dive and put together a list containing 7 unicorn recruiting startups that have top-tier venture capital funding.

Top 7 Recruiting Unicorn Startups

Calendly

Calendly

Calendly's easy-to-use online scheduling tool makes it simple to quickly schedule meetings, appointments and calls.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Atlanta

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Tope Awotona

  • Industries:

    Productivity Tools, Recruiting, SaaS, Scheduling, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $350,550,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Deel

Deel

Deel is an international payroll and compliance platform that allows you to pay your employees remotely, regardless of their country.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.25

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Alex Bouaziz, Ofer Simon, Shuo Wang

  • Industries:

    FinTech, Human Resources, Payments, Recruiting

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $204,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    27

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Eightfold

Eightfold

Eightfold is a professional organization that guides companies in their talent search.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Mountain View

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Ashutosh Garg, Varun Kacholia

  • Industries:

    Business Intelligence, Human Resources, Information Technology, Recruiting, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $176,750,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Papaya Global

Papaya Global

Papaya Global offers a secure, integrated, and customizable HR and payroll platform that can be used anywhere in the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Eynat Guez, Ofer Herman, Ruben Drong

  • Industries:

    Data Integration, Employment, Human Resources, Recruiting, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $194,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Personio

Personio

Personio is a cloud-based HR management and recruiting platform that empowers employers with the tools they need to attract, track, and build effective teams.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Germany

  • City:

    München

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Arseniy Vershinin, Hanno Renner, Ignaz Forstmeier, Roman Schumacher

  • Industries:

    Employment, Human Resources, Recruiting, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $254,332,944

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Phenom People

Phenom People

Phenom is a recruitment platform that uses artificial intelligence to streamline the hiring process and make it more cost-efficient for companies of all sizes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Ambler

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Brad Goldoor, Hari Bayireddy, Mahe Bayireddi

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Human Resources, Recruiting, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $161,419,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    11

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ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter is a fast, free way to post any job and hire candidates via mobile or email.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    October 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Santa Monica

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Ian Siegel, Joe Edmonds, Ward Poulos, Willis Redd

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Employment, Human Resources, Recruiting, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $219,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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