Searchlight announced a $17 million Series A Round of venture capital for its talent intelligence software. This brings its total raised to $19.5 million. The deal was led by Founders Fund.

CEO and Co-founder Kerry Wang and CTO Anna Wang talk with WorkTech’s George LaRocque about:

  • The Searchlight origin story. The co-founders are twins, which illuminated the problems with candidate assessment and selection they set out to solve with Searchlight.
  • How Searchlight is reimaging talent analytics, assessment science, and employee references.
  • Why the raised the Series A now.
  • How Searchlight will use the funding.
  • The funding’s impact on product, customers, and the Searchlight team.

$17.9 billion was invested globally in work tech through 2021 across 374 deals.  WorkTech Market Insiders can access insights and analysis of all of the deals in our 2021 report with a free membership.

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