Burlingame, Calf., May 10, 2012 – Jobvite, the leading recruitment platform for the social Web, has been named a winner in the prestigious 2012 TiE50 global awards for technology startups. TiE, an international organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs across its network, recognized Jobvite as one of the top 10 software companies of the year. The annual award’s 50 winning companies cover five technology sectors: Internet, BioSciences, Cleantech, Wireless and Software – the category Jobvite also won in 2009.
“We’re very proud to accept this award from TiE– the world’s largest organization fostering entrepreneurship and supporting businesses that break new ground,” said Dan Finnigan, CEO of Jobvite. “Our products demonstrate Jobvite’s commitment to innovations that produce exceptional recruiting results, and the TiE50 ranking demonstrates the fact that our hard work is paying off.”
Jobvite’s customers, including some of the hottest companies such as Starbucks, Zynga and LivingSocial, use the company’s social recruiting solutions to harness the power of social networks and find the best candidates. Jobvite increases referrals – proven to be the highest quality candidates by making it simple for every employee to share job opportunities with well-suited contacts in LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other social media.
This year’s TiE50 winners will be recognized at TiECon 2012 May 18-19. Jobvite’s Finnigan will also join an entrepreneurship panel to discuss how to build a winning leadership team and the critical success factors that startups should know. Other panelists include executives from Mozilla, Morrison Foerster, Franklin Templeton, Riviera Partners and Cetas.
Since the TiE50 program began in 2009, previous winners have raised more than $28 billion in funding and 104 of the winners and finalists have been acquired, merged or went public. The TiE organization, sponsored by top venture capital firms and Fortune 500 companies, is spread across 54 chapters in 13 countries. It includes nearly 14,000 members, including 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members.
Jobvite is the leading recruiting platform for the social web. Today’s fastest-growing companies use applicant tracking, recruiter CRM and social recruiting software solutions from Jobvite to target the right talent and build the best teams. Jobvite is a complete, modular Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform which can optimize the speed, cost-effectiveness and ease of recruiting for any company. For more information, visit www.jobvite.com.