SOURCE: Findly

Findly

July 29, 2014 10:00 ET

Findly Named One of the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch

Company Recognized by AlwaysOn for Creating New Opportunities in the Global Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2014) - Findly, the on-demand talent market leader and a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch

Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Findly was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

Findly and the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch will be honored at AlwaysOn's tenth annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California on July 29 and 30, 2014.

This two-day exclusive event treats attendees to a high-level debate and discourse on top trends and opportunities in the booming digital media, entertainment, on-demand and cloud computing sectors. The Innovation Summit is produced in an intimate and social setting, where participants can easily meet up, socially network and make deals happen.

"As users shift from desktop to mobile, and more IT departments turn to the cloud, the Global Silicon Valley is opening up new markets for amazing new apps and services. This year's up-and-comers are quickly moving into these new markets and bringing quick, nimble apps to users ready to adapt to technology's changing landscape," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The technology marketplace is being driven by the companies that made this year's AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch list. We congratulate the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch, companies that our editors believe represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in today's private company marketplace."

Findly's mission is to transform the way employers identify, attract and engage the qualified talent their organizations need to be successful. Through its growing suite of innovative recruiting solutions, the company makes the talent acquisition process easier, faster and more in line with today's online experiences and the expectations of the "on-the-go" mobile workforce. Designed and fully optimized for use on mobile devices, the company embraces the latest developments in social, mobile and gamification, giving employers the tools to improve their employment branding and candidate experience and fill their talent pipelines with the right candidates.

In addition to Findly being selected as an AlwaysOn Global 100 Company to Watch, the organization's CEO, Jeff Russakow, will play a key role at the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit. On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. PST, he will join the panel discussion, "The Rise and Consolidation of the Last-second Economy." In this session, Russakow and other participants will discuss the economic impact and new opportunities created by the growing use of smartphones and the powerful network multiplier effect they provide.

"As technology transforms the way individuals interact with brands, the talent acquisition process should be no exception," said Russakow. "Findly recognizes the tremendous power in applying the latest developments of on-demand technology that we regularly see in e-commerce and media to the recruiting space, giving job seekers a superior way to find work, and employers cutting edge tools to better attract, engage, qualify and hire the most qualified talent. We are honored to be named as an AlwaysOn Global 100 Company to Watch, and to be recognized for our current achievements and future potential."

The AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2014 list.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
http://www.aonetwork.com/

About Findly
Findly leads the world in talent acquisition innovation. Findly's award-winning solutions combine unrivaled mobile and social capabilities, employer brand strategy, creative, digital and media placement with applicant tracking and assessments to address the challenge of finding the right talent at the push of a button. Built for today's digitally savvy and highly mobile workforce, Findly delivers a compelling unified platform of technology and services to acquire, manage, screen and engage only warm candidates. The result is a more strategic use of talent and enhanced competitive advantage. Learn more at http://www.findly.com.

About Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its portfolio companies to deliver more value to clients to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best-in-class business performance. All STG portfolio companies are expected to grow through innovation. STG's current portfolio consists of 12 global companies with combined revenue of approximately $2.5 billion and thousands of employees spread across North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.symphonytg.com.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.