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VCV.AI Closes $1.7 Million Financing Round

April 23, 2019 / Mayuri Chaudhary

VCV, the San Francisco-based start-up transforming recruiting through AI, today announced it has raised $1.7 million from Japanese VC Will Group, Talent Equity Ventures, 500 Startups and angel investors, including Masahiro Takeshima of Indeed. The funding will help VCV continue to develop its technology and strengthen its position within the global recruitment market, in part through a new office in Tokyo, Japan. VCV aims to eliminate human bias from the hiring process, making the process more fair and efficient for everyone involved. Its cutting-edge AI has already been used by blue-chip companies to preliminarily screen candidates, automate screening calls, and conduct video interviews with voice recognition and video recording. “Technology has transformed so many industries and workflows, yet far too often, hiring remains behind the curve. In my decade working in human resources, I’ve seen firsthand not just the challenges of hiring, but how outdated and inefficient the ...