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Simply Hired

2513 Charleston Road #200
Mountain View, CA 94043
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Paul Holland (Foundation Capital) Guy Kawasaki (Garage Technology Ventures) Phil Sanderson (IDG Ventures Managing Director) Neil Hunt (Netflix Chief Product Officer) Jerry Crowley (Simply Hired Chairman);  Ashmeet Sidana (Foundation Capital General Partner) Kevin Datoo (Fox Interactive Media VP Corporate Development)
Advisory board: Nirav Tolia (Benchmark) Dave McClure (Founders Fund investment manager)
Former outside board: Michael Kirby (Fox Interactive Media EVP)
Former advisory board: Ellen Levy (LinkedIn VP Strategic Initiatives)

Business description: Simply Hired (, With more than five million job listings worldwide, is the world’s largest job search engine and recruitment advertising network. The company powers jobs on over 5,000 network partner sites such as LinkedIn, MySpace, Plaxo, CNNMoney, BusinessWeek and The Washington Post. It operates global sites in 13 countries and seven languages including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Brazil. Simply Hired was the fastest growing job site in 2008 according to both ComScore and Nielsen Media. Simply Hired has been lauded as one of the “50 Coolest Websites” by Time magazine, a “Top 100 Website” by PC Magazine and the “Best of the Web” by BusinessWeek. Simply Hired has raised $22.3 million in funding from IDG Ventures SF, News Corporation’s Fox Interactive Media, Foundation Capital, Garage Technology Ventures and individual investors. The company is privately held and is based in Mountain View, California.
Partners include: Viadeo ;  DirectEmployers Association ;  IDG ;  LearningExpress ; ;  SilkRoad ;  The Huffington Post ;  The Washington Post

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Jul 2014   Mar 2014
Capital raised: 34.3M
Last Round: 12.0M
Ownership: Private  
Angels/other VCs: Ronald C. Conway (Angel Investors L.P.);  Guy Kawasaki (Garage Technology Ventures);  Dave McClure (Founders Fund);  Rajeev Motwani (Stanford University Professor);  Leslie Murdock (Simply Hired);  Kanwal Rekhi (Garage Technology)

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Record updated: Dec 2015
Sector: Internet
Headcount: 26-50 as of Mar 2009
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Jul 2014   Mar 2014
Capital Raised: 34.3M
Last Round: 12.0M
Ownership: Private