SOURCE: VentureLoop

January 23, 2008 09:00 ET

Hummer Winblad Venture Capital Firm Selects VentureCareers From VentureLoop to Promote Startup Jobs for Its Portfolio Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - Hummer Winblad, a leading San Francisco venture capital firm, announced that it has launched VentureCareers on its website to assist its portfolio companies with their recruiting needs in a tight labor market. Hosted by VentureLoop, a leading provider of software and services to the venture capital and startup communities, VentureCareers will enable Hummer Winblad to offer a valuable resource by directing website visitors to job opportunities at their startup portfolio companies.

"VentureCareers will be a great asset for our growing portfolio companies," said Ann Winblad, co-founder and Managing Director of Hummer Winblad. "We are committed to helping our entrepreneurs build their companies, and this service will allow us to assist in building their team without adding administrative overhead."

"We're very pleased to add Hummer Winblad as a client," said Jeremy McCarthy, CEO of VentureLoop. "Hummer Winblad has a great portfolio of companies, and potential candidates visiting their website will now have the ability to view jobs for software engineers, product management, accounting, finance, sales, and more."

About Hummer Winblad

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners (www.humwin.com) was founded in 1989 as the first venture capital fund to invest exclusively in software companies. Through our history, we've had the opportunity to invest in the pioneers and leaders of several generations of software applications, architectures, delivery methods and business models.

About VentureLoop

VentureLoop is the leading website dedicated to job postings for venture-backed startup companies. Founded in 1999, VentureLoop creates direct relationships with the world's top venture capital firms to connect their portfolio companies with quality candidates. Candidates can search the VentureLoop website for thousands of jobs at startups backed by top tier venture capital firms. VentureLoop's VentureCareers product is a hosted career page for venture capital firms, allowing portfolio companies to advertise job openings directly onto their venture capital firm's public website. VentureLoop also publishes the weekly VentureLoop Insider Newsletter, which communicates valuable information about startup news, funding, and career advice. Find out more at www.ventureloop.com.

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