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Bright.com  Acquired by LinkedIn (2004 $ 120,000,000)

690 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
USA
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Management

Former Employees: Steve Goodman
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Vinny Smith (Toba Capital)
Company

Business description: Bright Media believes that finding the right job should be easier than splitting an atom. Steeped in data science, Bright eliminates the noise in the hiring process by efficiently connecting job seekers to their best opportunities, and employers to their top prospects. We unlock the power of artificial intelligence and big data to establish a one-to-one signal between candidates and successful outcomes. Bright is not just an innovation in online job search, it's a mission to move the labor markets faster. Our machine-learning algorithm, the Bright Score, examines thousands of data points to find the best fit between job seekers and job openings. By reducing time to hire, Bright is a welcome relief to job seekers and employers.
Capital

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Sep 2013   Jun 2012
Capital raised: 20.0M
Last Round: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by LinkedIn (2004 $ 120,000,000)
VCs include: Passport CapitalToba Capital
Angels/other VCs: John Burbank (Passport Capital)

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Overview
Record updated: Feb 2014
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2011
Headcount: 51-75 as of Sep 2013
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Sep 2013   Jun 2012
Capital Raised: 20.0M
Last Round: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by LinkedIn (2004 $ 120,000,000)