Gender diversity

By Women, For Women: The Startup Addressing Unconscious Bias

After receiving $2.7 million in seed investments, a female-led startup has its sights set on overcoming bias during the hiring process.

By Lara Robertson

Gender diversity

After receiving $2.7 million in seed investments, a female-led startup has its sights set on overcoming bias during the hiring process.

By Lara Robertson

Another win for female-led companies this week, as Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s investment fund Skip Capital backs anti-bias hiring startup Applied in a $2.7 million investment seed round.

Applied, which was co-founded by CEO Kate Glazebrook and Richard Marr, eliminates the influence of conscious and unconscious bias during the hiring process by removing names, addresses, hobbies, and education from job applications.

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