StepStone Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1996

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 3,700


  • Latest Deal Type
  • PIPE

  • Investors
  • 2

StepStone General Information


Operator of an online platform for job seekers as well as recruiters. The company platform publishes thousands of job opportunities across Europe every day and offers recruiters a range of services to help fill their vacancies with people, quickly and efficiently, helping them to serve their clients such as local players as well as global corporations throughout all industry sectors.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Human Capital Services
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • Axel-Springer-Straße 65
  • 10969 Berlin
  • Germany
+49 030 0000000

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StepStone Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. PIPE Completed Profitable
4. Merger/Acquisition 17-Dec-2009 000.00 Completed Profitable
3. PIPE 11-Dec-2008 000.00 Completed Profitable
2. IPO 14-Mar-2000 $25.9M Completed Profitable
1. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-1999 $25.9M $25.9M Completed Generating Revenue
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StepStone Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Information Services (B2C)
Berlin, Germany
3,700 As of 2023


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StepStone Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Indeed Formerly VC-backed Dallas, TX 00000 0000 000000&0 0000
Experteer Formerly VC-backed Munich, Germany 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
JobTeaser Venture Capital-Backed Paris, France 000 000.00 000000000 000.00
Monster Worldwide Corporate Backed or Acquired Weston, MA 0000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
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StepStone Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Simone Reif Co-Chief Executive Officer, EMEA
Thorsten Otte Chief Financial Officer
Valerie Vaillant Managing Director, Continental Europe
Wolfgang Bruhn Chief Development Officer
Daniel Fard Yazdani Head of Investor Relations
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StepStone Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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StepStone Former Investors (3)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Index Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Northzone Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Patricia Industries PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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StepStone Investments & Acquisitions (36)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Lineage Logistics Holdings 20-Dec-2022 00 0000000 00000 Logistics
VersaCold Logistics Services 02-Aug-2022 0000000000 Logistics
LibLab 08-Jun-2022 00000 0000 0000 Business/Productivity Software
Turvo 01-Jun-2022 0000000000 00000 Business/Productivity Software
Perry Health 17-May-2022 Later Stage VC 000.00 Clinics/Outpatient Services
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StepStone Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Turijobs Tourism Services Human Capital Services Barcelona, Spain 2007
Totaljobs Human Capital Services London, United Kingdom 0000
Jobsite Human Capital Services Hampshire, United Kingdom 0000 Human Capital Services Dublin, Ireland 0000
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StepStone Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Catalyst. 31-Mar-2022 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 9 buyers
Waterlogic 29-Apr-2020 000000000 00000000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
Swan Insights 09-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Light Tower Rentals 29-Aug-2014 000000000 00000000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
EasyCruit 04-Nov-2004 Merger/Acquisition 000 Completed
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StepStone FAQs

  • When was StepStone founded?

    StepStone was founded in 1996.

  • Who is the CEO of StepStone?

    Simone Reif and Sebastian Dettmers Ph.D are the CEOs of StepStone.

  • Where is StepStone headquartered?

    StepStone is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

  • What is the size of StepStone?

    StepStone has 3,700 total employees.

  • What industry is StepStone in?

    StepStone’s primary industry is Information Services (B2C).

  • Is StepStone a private or public company?

    StepStone is a Private company.

  • What is StepStone’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for StepStone is 00000.

  • How much funding has StepStone raised over time?

    StepStone has raised $25.9M.

  • Who are StepStone’s investors?

    Index Ventures, Northzone Ventures, and Patricia Industries have invested in StepStone.

  • Who are StepStone’s competitors?

    Indeed, Experteer, JobTeaser, and Monster Worldwide are competitors of StepStone.

  • Who acquired StepStone?

    StepStone was acquired by Axel Springer.

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