McLean Startup GoodSeeker Secures $1.3M Seed Funding Backed By Capterra Founder (Featured in DC Inno)

Ask Erik Ayers, and he’ll tell you that the employer branding space is hot right now. And he might be onto something. A 2017 Universum report shows that 69 percent of the world’s most attractive employers plan to invest in social media for employment branding. Meanwhile, Indeed reported in 2014, that 83 percent of job seekers are looking for employer reviews when applying and interviewing with a company. That’s why Ayers started GoodSeeker. In Februrary the company announced it had closed $1.3 million in seed funding led by Capterra founder Michael Ortner.

GoodSeeker closes $1.3 million seed round (Featured in Technical.ly / DC)

GoodSeeker, Inc. wants you to tell the good stories that happen at work, and the McLean, Va.–based company has some good news of its own. It just closed on a $1.3 million seed investment round. The company’s platform captures, shares and promotes positive workplace stories and stakeholder testimonials with a simple “story generator” that allows the stories to be shared internally, on social media and the GoodSeeker company page. READ MORE