SmartRecruiters Announces New Enterprise Customer Win and Expanded Funding

Welcomes Informatica as Newest Enterprise Customer

Announces New Investment From Salesforce Ventures to Accelerate Company’s Growth

SAN FRANCISCO (April 28, 2015) – SmartRecruiters, the company that drives hiring success, today welcomed Informatica Corporation, the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, as its newest enterprise customer. Informatica will source their global candidate pipeline, enable more productive collaboration between recruiters and hiring managers, and consolidate all of their global hiring needs on SmartRecruiters’ hiring success platform. SmartRecruiters also announced today that Salesforce Ventures, Salesforce’s global corporate investment group, has invested in the company.

“We are delighted to standardize on SmartRecruiters as our global hiring success platform,” said Brad Cook, global vice president Talent Acquisition for Informatica. “In our move to deliver an exceptional recruiting experience, we did an extensive review of all of the vendors in the market. SmartRecruiters quickly outshone everyone with their vision for hiring success, comprehensive all-in one platform and highly collaborative user experience. SmartRecruiters will both dramatically reduce costs and complexity as well as transform the way in which Informatica candidates, recruiters and hiring teams engage.”

“We’re excited to welcome Informatica as our newest enterprise customer,” said Jerome Ternynck, CEO of SmartRecruiters. “Brad has been witness to the sea change in recruiting technology and his vision for what world-class organizations need is a perfect match with how SmartRecruiters is revolutionizing how companies find and hire talent.”

In addition to its latest customer win, SmartRecruiters also received a new investment from Salesforce Ventures. SmartRecruiters will use the additional funding to accelerate its growth and expand operations to better serve enterprise customers.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Salesforce Ventures as an investor – it’s a further validation of our vision for hiring success,” said Brett Queener, COO and President of SmartRecruiters. “The investment will empower SmartRecruiters to accelerate the hiring success movement, replacing the current generation of recruiting technology with the innovation demanded by today’s organizations who recognize that SmartRecruiters is the path forward.”


About Salesforce Ventures
Salesforce Ventures—Salesforce’s corporate investment group—invests in the next generation of enterprise technology to help companies connect with their customers in entirely new ways. Portfolio companies receive funding as well as access to the world’s largest cloud ecosystem and the guidance of Salesforce’s innovators and executives. With Salesforce Ventures, portfolio companies can also leverage the expertise of the Salesforce Foundation to incorporate its 1-1-1 model of integrated philanthropy to make giving back part of their business model. Salesforce has invested in more than 100 enterprise cloud startups since 2009. For more information, please visit

About SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters enables Hiring Without Boundaries™ by freeing talent acquisition teams from legacy applicant tracking software. SmartRecruiters' next-generation platform serves as the hiring operating system for 4,000 customers like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa. Companies with business-critical hiring needs turn to SmartRecruiters for best-of-breed functionality, world-class support, and a robust ecosystem of third-party applications and service providers.

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