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Matchpoint Careers (now part of Tambora)

We are the first fully-automated, online use of proven psychometrics to recruit, promote and manage high performers; eHarmony for hiring.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Boston, MA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Employees 7
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Matchpoint Careers was sold to Zapoint, Inc. in December 2016 and now trades, with Zapoint, as Tambora (

Matchpoint Careers is eHarmony for hiring and careers. We bring the science of objective selection to hiring and talent management.

We match person and job on the proven predictors of performance used today by large companies, but at great expense and effort. We produce the same results online, affordably and at scale.


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    Paul Basile

    Prior to Matchpoint Careers, Paul was involved in two other start-ups: a software-as-a-service business with outsourced learning management solutions, and a consulting firm providing culture change.

    Earlier, Paul was European President of DBM, a leading outplacement company. He has been President of Asia-Pacific for SHL, VP of Hay Group and head o marketing for BCG and for CSC Europe. He has a BSE from Princeton and two Masters from MIT.

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    Angus McDonald
    Chief Scientist

    Angus holds a doctorate in psychology. He has over 15 years experience in psychology-based companies; has led product design, development and marketing for psychometrics and assessment firms; has carried out many leadership assessments as a consultant; and is author of numerous published tests and questionnaires.

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    Fionnuala O'Conor
    VP, Marketing

    Before Matchpoint Careers, Fionnuala worked in consulting with Arthur Anderson and Hay Group, in government, in two start ups and in international espionage. She graduated from Oxford University with First Class Honors, speaks five languages and lives in New York City.


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    Merrill Mason; Smith Anderson LLP
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    John Mulhall, CFO

Previous Investors

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    Esmond Harmsworth
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    Angel Capital Goup
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    Paul Perle