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A ‘LinkedIn for Students’ Startup Nabs $10.8 Million

Jul 13, 2018

MONEY HITS THE WALL: Goodwall, a Swiss company that wants to offer students a network that connects them to college and job opportunities ( à la LinkedIn), has secured $10.8 million in a Series A funding round led by Randstad Innovation Fund and Swiss private equity firm Manixer. Other investors included Francis Clivaz, Zurich Cantonal Bank and Verve Capital Partners.

Based in Geneva, the company, which generates revenue from colleges and companies looking to recruit on its platform, tells TechCrunch it will use the new funds to hire more employees in product and sales. Its target demographic are 14-to-24 year-olds, and Goodwall claims there are more than a million members of its network. Founded in 2014, the Goodwall has gotten $14.1 million in funding to date, according to Crunchbase.

Edtech Business

A ‘LinkedIn for Students’ Startup Nabs $10.8 Million

Jul 13, 2018

MONEY HITS THE WALL: Goodwall, a Swiss company that wants to offer students a network that connects them to college and job opportunities ( à la LinkedIn), has secured $10.8 million in a Series A funding round led by Randstad Innovation Fund and Swiss private equity firm Manixer. Other investors included Francis Clivaz, Zurich Cantonal Bank and Verve Capital Partners.

Based in Geneva, the company, which generates revenue from colleges and companies looking to recruit on its platform, tells TechCrunch it will use the new funds to hire more employees in product and sales. Its target demographic are 14-to-24 year-olds, and Goodwall claims there are more than a million members of its network. Founded in 2014, the Goodwall has gotten $14.1 million in funding to date, according to Crunchbase.

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