randstad innovation fund venture partner to explore corporate venture capital and partnering at HRTechTank in san francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2017 –
Will deliver the keynote, “Corporate Venture Capital and Partnering: A Balancing Act,” to startups as well as investors, addressing the challenges and opportunities of working with HR technology startups
Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. PDT
For additional details and registration information, please visit: https://hrtechtank.com/demo-days/hrtechtank-san-francisco/
Ilonka Jankovich, venture partner, Randstad Innovation Fund will present on ‘Corporate Venture Capital and Partnering: A Balancing Act.’ Jankovich will address the challenges and opportunities of working with HR tech startups and implementing technology. She will discuss the recent trend of digital transformation in the HR sector, tips for pitching strategic investors and Randstad Innovation Fund’s main areas of interest, including online platforms, big data analytics, machine learning and sourcing, screening and selection tools.
The Randstad Innovation Fund is a strategic corporate VC fund that partners with startups to fuel innovation and creatively match job seekers with employers in today’s evolving workplace. The fund supports Randstad’s ambition to be a leader in the industry through investments in emerging HR technologies and solutions to HR challenges. Through startups such as Brazen, Checkster, Crunchr, Gigwalk and hackerRank, the Randstad Innovation Fund has invested in HR technology to tackle future workforce trends, including mobile and agile work, ways to source, engage and assess talent effectively, and streamlining the employee’s on- and off-boarding experience.
In addition to Jankovich, the most promising HR tech companies in the US will present and discuss their products with investors and industry leaders. The purpose of HRTechTank is to connect, educate and promote innovators in the human resource management and recruitment software space. HRTechTank will be attended by investors that have experience investing in the HR technology space, early adopters interested in exploring new techniques and HR executives who are willing to support and endorse emerging products. Attendees will hear from investors about their perspective on HR technology, how to scale a great sales team, access HR data and boost a B2B company. There will also be discussions on expectations that buyers have towards HR tech products, best sales channels and growth tactics, customer success and sales excellence.
about randstad innovation fund.
Randstad Innovation Fund is a strategic corporate venture fund that supports Randstad’s ambition to be a leader in its field. We aim to find early-stage companies which are strategically relevant to Randstad and take minority participations with venture capital funds or other professional and reputable investors. A typical investment is between $0.50 and $5 million. The fund has created an HR technology portfolio of complimentary investments over the past years and intends to keep expanding. The fund focuses on: online platforms, big data analytics, machine learning and sourcing, screening and selection tools. To learn more, visit www.randstad.com/about-us/innovation-fund/
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