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hirepurpose

Our online interactive career guide connects employers to our network of 3.5M active and former military service members and spouses.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2012
  • Employees 9
  • Website hirepurpo.se

Company Summary

Our military represents top talent pool in US (<25% of 18-24 year olds meet recruiting standards), but few make smart career choices post-service. Our technology enables job seekers to make smarter decisions about where to live, what to study, & where to work. Already generating strong revenue through our subscription service, employers use Hirepurpose to build content rich profiles that both educate job seekers and generate qualified applicants.

Team

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    Zachary Iscol
    CEO/Founder

    A combat decorated Marine Officer and Iraq veteran, CEO and Founder Zach Iscol served as the first officer in charge of Recruiting, Screening, Assessment, and Selection (RSAS) for US Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command. He also runs a non-profit, The Headstrong Project, and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Center for a New American Security, is a Truman Fellow, and member of the 2013 Team USA for USA Triathlon.

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    Derek Blumke
    Director of Growth

    A US Air Force veteran and social entrepreneur, Derek is the co-founder and former executive director of Student Veterans of America (SVA) – with reach into 750 campuses. He later served as Director of the Department of Veterans Affair's VITAL initiative, a VA Secretary’s ‘21st Century Transformation Initiative,’ which he grew to over 21 VA Medical Centers and 60 college campuses.

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    Todd Evanoff
    CTO

    Full stack web engineer with over a decade of professional experience turning ideas and napkin sketches into highly usable web applications. Todd values affable coworkers, elegant code, and clean user interfaces. Recent years have found him in the midst of a love affair with all things Ruby/Rails. Previously, he was in a monogamous relationship with Java/Spring. And, way before that, he went steady with Perl and C.

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    Steve Amsden
    Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Sales

    A seasoned recruitment / staffing executive with the ability to build a comprehensive college, diversity and overall recruitment plan. Steve has over 12 + years experience working in the recruitment space. He is passionate about helping his client’s build their web 2.0 strategy, employment brand and interactive presence to find and source the best passive talent.

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    Pete Charest
    VP of Recruiting Operations and Training

    Retired US AIr Force with 20+ years of experience with talent sourcing and recruiting strategies in various industries. Pete holds sales and placement records at leading competitors and has built a career specializing in placing transitioning military into civilian manufacturing, technical and government contract positions.

Previous Investors

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    David Fialkow, General Catalyst Partners
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    Bryan Young, EOS Partners
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    Paul English, Kayak
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