Edtech Business

Two US-Based Startups Each Win $75K to Solve Skills and Hiring Gap

Oct 10, 2017

VILLAGE CAPITAL, which runs peer-selected startup competitions across the globe, has selected the two winners for its latest education challenge: solving the skills and hiring gap in the U.S. The two winners, each of which will get a $75,000 investment from Village Capital, are:

  • Qualified, a San Francisco-based developer of an online platform that aims to help companies evaluate and assess a software engineering candidate’s technical proficiency
  • Upswing, an Austin-based startup that brings data science to a college’s support and advisory services to boost student retention and cut dropout rates.

Learn more details about the two winners and the education competition here in Village Capital’s blog post.

Edtech Business

Two US-Based Startups Each Win $75K to Solve Skills and Hiring Gap

Oct 10, 2017

VILLAGE CAPITAL, which runs peer-selected startup competitions across the globe, has selected the two winners for its latest education challenge: solving the skills and hiring gap in the U.S. The two winners, each of which will get a $75,000 investment from Village Capital, are:

  • Qualified, a San Francisco-based developer of an online platform that aims to help companies evaluate and assess a software engineering candidate’s technical proficiency
  • Upswing, an Austin-based startup that brings data science to a college’s support and advisory services to boost student retention and cut dropout rates.

Learn more details about the two winners and the education competition here in Village Capital’s blog post.

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