Kira Talent Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 32


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Investors
  • 2

Kira Talent General Information


Provider of ed-tech services intended to allow admission teams to identify applicants who will succeed in their program. The company's service is proving and utilizing the incorporation of competency-based assessments to test traits like leadership, communication skills, and motivation as part of the program's online application, combines timed video and timed written assessments with traditional admissions requirements such as test scores, essays, and reference letters, enabling users to get admission with ease.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 99 Yorkville Avenue
  • Toronto, Ontario M5R 1C1
  • Canada
+1 (877) 000-0000

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Kira Talent Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 11-Nov-2021 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series A) 10-Aug-2016 000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Seed Round 11-Mar-2015 00.00 00.000 Completed Startup
3. Seed Round 29-Nov-2012 000 00000 Completed Startup
2. Accelerator/Incubator 04-Oct-2012 $350K $350K Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Mar-2012 Completed Startup
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Kira Talent Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Business/Productivity Software
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Kira Talent Competitors (17)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Brainshark Formerly VC-backed Waltham, MA 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Searchlight Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
MyInterview Venture Capital-Backed Sydney, Australia 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Moka HR SaaS Venture Capital-Backed Beijing, China 000 00000 000000000000 00000
Indivizo Venture Capital-Backed Budapest, Hungary 0 00.000 00000000000 00.000
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Kira Talent Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Emilie Cushman Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Jamie Young Chief Revenue Officer
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Kira Talent 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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Kira Talent Former Investors (15)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Ajay Agrawal Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Anthony Lacavera Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
BDC Capital Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bisk Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Christian Lassonde Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Kira Talent Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
LikeLive 16-Sep-2015 0000000000 Automation/Workflow Software 00000 000
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Kira Talent FAQs

  • When was Kira Talent founded?

    Kira Talent was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of Kira Talent?

    Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski, Emilie Cushman, Edward Sun, and Maxwell Brodie are the founders of Kira Talent.

  • Who is the CEO of Kira Talent?

    Emilie Cushman is the CEO of Kira Talent.

  • Where is Kira Talent headquartered?

    Kira Talent is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

  • What is the size of Kira Talent?

    Kira Talent has 32 total employees.

  • What industry is Kira Talent in?

    Kira Talent’s primary industry is Business/Productivity Software.

  • Is Kira Talent a private or public company?

    Kira Talent is a Private company.

  • What is Kira Talent’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Kira Talent is 000000.

  • How much funding has Kira Talent raised over time?

    Kira Talent has raised $8.55M.

  • Who are Kira Talent’s investors?

    Ajay Agrawal, Anthony Lacavera, BDC Capital, Bisk Ventures, and Christian Lassonde are 5 of 15 investors who have invested in Kira Talent.

  • Who are Kira Talent’s competitors?

    Brainshark, Searchlight, MyInterview, Moka HR SaaS, and Indivizo are some of the 17 competitors of Kira Talent.

  • When was Kira Talent acquired?

    Kira Talent was acquired on 11-Nov-2021.

  • Who acquired Kira Talent?

    Kira Talent was acquired by ETS Strategic Capital.

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