This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Interview Rocket Secures More Than $250K In Seed Funding

Financing will fuel further development of the world's most comprehensive online recruitment tool,

HALIFAX, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Interview Rocket Ltd., developer of an online Software-as-a-Service job candidate screening tool, today announced it has secured more than $250,000 in seed funding from various sources, including the First Angel Network, Cabot Technology Solutions and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. The funding will allow Interview Rocket to accelerate the development of new features and implement a comprehensive marketing strategy.

Interview Rocket combines video recording technology with an easy-to-use online interface that allows recruiters to screen candidates up to 10 times faster than using traditional methods while increasing confidence the right person is hired for the job. On average Interview Rocket clients save $6 on wages and associated hiring costs for every $1 they spend using the online recruitment tool.

By using, first-round telephone interviews are replaced with a secure, highly-customized, online interview that is recorded by webcam and distributed to preselected reviewers. This format creates a consistent interview experience and eliminates the need to trade voicemail messages, schedule interviews, work around time zones or convene a costly interview panel.

"Interview Rocket was custom-built to bridge the gap between the time-crunched Human Resources professional and that perfect applicant who may not be local or might not have the opportunity or money to participate in the interview process otherwise," says Craig Brown, founder of Interview Rocket. "With this technology we successfully and efficiently marry the needs of both groups; this results in a roster of excellent candidates that can translate to satisfied employees with a good corporate fit.  We have a string of exciting new features we are working on that will make our process even easier and more convenient for a broader range of job-seekers and employers. We are thrilled to be able to bring these to market faster than we could have without this investment."

"The funding we have received has allowed us to pursue opportunities in other industries as well", Brown adds. "We have been approached by a number of organizations in various industries looking for schedule independent video interviewing solutions. It turns out that video interviewing is not just for recruiters."

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.62 -1.30%
FB $116.46 -0.23%
GOOG $693.22 0.32%
TSLA $240.85 -2.80%
YHOO $36.40 -0.52%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,709.34 -121.42 -0.68%
S&P 500 2,061.34 -14.47 -0.70%
NASDAQ 4,769.2630 -36.0280 -0.75%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs