Connectifier, Inc.
IndustryInternet, Recruitment
FoundedCalifornia, United States (December 2011 (2011-12))
FounderJohn Jersin
Benjamin McCann
Headquarters1000 W Maude Ave, Sunnyvale, California, United States

Connectifier develops machine learning-based searching and matching technology to help recruiters and hiring managers find talent.[1][2] The company was acquired by LinkedIn in February 2016 and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary.[3][4] At the time of acquisition, the site hosted more than 400 million profiles.[5]


Connectifier was founded in 2011 by John Jersin and Benjamin McCann.[6][7]

The company announced it secured Series A financing of $6 million on June 16, 2015.[8][9] In October of 2015, the company raised an additional $6 million in Series B financing.[1][10]

LinkedIn announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company on February 4, 2016.[11]


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  2. ^ Florentine, Sharon. "Is Connectifier the next LinkedIn for recruiters?". CIO. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Sold to LinkedIn: O.C. job headhunter startup Connectifier will move to Bay Area". Orange County Register. 2016-02-05. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "LinkedIn's Acquisition of Connectifier | LinkedIn Help". Retrieved .
  5. ^ "LinkedIn acquires recruiting startup Connectifier". VentureBeat. 2016-02-04. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Connectifier, Inc.: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Ex-Googlers Raise $6M For Connectifier, An AI Approach To Recruitment Search - TechCrunch". Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Connectifier Announces $6 Million in Series A and Launches Search Powered Recruiting Software". Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Congratulating Connectifier on Their Series A Raise". True Ventures. 2015-06-16. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Connectifier in $6M Funding Round | Orange County Business Journal". Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Exhibit". Retrieved .

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