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In The News

January 2, 2017 • Written by Poets & Quants

Study Claims ‘Alarming’ Bias In MBA Admissions

December 17, 2016 • Written by The Globe and Mail

Keeping your employees by treating them as clients

October 6, 2016 • Written by Toronto Life

Toronto’s 20 most brilliant tech innovators

August 10, 2016 • Written by Beta Kit

Kira Talent raises $5 million Series A to develop talent assessment platform

July 6, 2016 • Written by Poets & Quants

Most B-Schools Think Plagiarism Is A Problem

April 6, 2016 • Written by Education Dive

New education portal helps admissions teams improve processes

April 4, 2016 • Written by eCampus News

Kira University launches to support admissions teams

March 31, 2016 • Written by Campus Technology

Kira Debuts Online Education Portal for Admissions Teams

February 10, 2016 • Written by WRVO

Video Chat Your Way Into College: How Tech Is Changing The Admissions Process

October 20, 2015 • Written by GMAC

Using Video in Specialized Master’s Program Admissions: A Case Study from Washington University’s Olin Business School

September 15, 2015 • Written by GMAC

Video in MBA Admissions: A Case Study from the Rotman School of Management

September 4, 2015 • Written by Poets & Quants

A New Admit Test For MBA Applicants

August 11, 2015 • Written by Tech Insider

Yale, Cambridge, and Notre Dame have adopted a radical admissions process — and the weirdest part is that it’s actually fun

July 9, 2015 • Written by Education Dive

Kira Methodology aims to remove bias from admissions

July 8, 2015 • Written by eCampus News

New methodology unveiled to eliminate admissions bias

July 7, 2015 • Written by Campus Technology

Kira Talent Launches New Recruitment Tool

May 8, 2015 • Written by Poets & Quants

Why Queen’s Revamped Its MBA Program

April 22, 2015 • Written by USA Today

As competition among Chinese international students for U.S. schools grows, so does fraud

April 8, 2015 • Written by Poets & Quants

The Man Behind Those Video Interviews

March 31, 2015 • Written by StartUp Beat

After a new $1.2M funding infusion, video interviewing platform Kira Talent looks to redefine the higher ed admissions process

March 13, 2015 • Written by Financial Post

Kira Talent raises $1.2 million in seed funding round

March 11, 2015 • Written by betakit

Kira Talent Raises $1.2 Million from Relay Ventures, BDC, Tony Lacavera and Others

March 11, 2015 • Written by eCampus News

New trend sees admissions uncovering what’s behind a student’s GPA

January 2, 2015 • Written by BizEd Magazine

Admissions Turns to Video

September 19, 2014 • Written by Poets & Quants

Let’s Go To The Videotape

March 12, 2014 • Written by Globe and Mail

The pros and cons of video MBA applications

December 26, 2013 • Written by Star Business Club

HR firm asks staff to think back to the days of believing in Santa Claus

November 28, 2013 • Written by Globe and Mail

Job hunting in the selfie era

November 26, 2013 • Written by Written by Metro

Virtual interviews personalize the application process

November 25, 2013 • Written by Financial Post

How Kira Talent went from a classroom to a fast growing venture

October 7, 2013 • Written by TVO

Canada’s Future Innovators

September 25, 2013 • Written by Techvibes

Toronto’s Kira Talent Raises $2 Million from Relay Ventures and Angels

September 25, 2013 • Written by Betakit

Kira Talent Raises $2 Million Seed Round led by Relay Ventures

September 24, 2013 • Written by Star Business Club

Toronto’s HR software startup Kira Talent quests for the right staff

September 24, 2013 • Written by Techvibes

Jack Dorsey’s Visit to Waterloo Inspires Canadian Entrepreneurs to Build the Future

June 24, 2013 • Written by Arbitrage Magazine

Q&A featuring Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski, Co-Founder of Kira Talent

April 23, 2013 • Written by Branham

Top 25 Canadian Up and Coming ICT Companies

April 22, 2013 • Written by Globe and Mail

Kira Talent’s video platform simplifies search for high-caliber candidates

April 9, 2013 • Written by Star Business Club

Market Disruption Adaption: Netflix, Apple, Ikea And Toronto’s Kira Talent, MEC, Shifthub

April 8, 2013 • Written by Techvibes

Kira Talent Gains Wealth of Knowledge with Addition of Four Notable Experts to Advisory Board

March 28, 2013 • Written by The Star

Toronto’s Kira Talent and Unhaggle Start Me Up Ryersons Slaight Communications Business Plan Competition Winners

March 22, 2013 • Written by CTV

Ivey applicants using new technology

February 27, 2013 • Written by Impact People Practices

Canadians continue to disrupt “HR” process – Kira Talent

January 18, 2013 • Written by Globe and Mail

Teaching business ethics: more than just words

January 11, 2013 • Written by Techvibes

Canadian Startup Kira Talent Partners with Business School to Improve Candidate Screening

January 8, 2013 • Written by Forbes

The Future of Interviewing – Business Schools Use Video and Team Based Discussions to Assess the Real You

January 8, 2013 • Written by Forbes

The Future of Interviewing – Business Schools Use Video and Team Based Discussions to Assess the Real You

January 5, 2013 • Written by Techvibes

Kira Talent Announces Seed Investment from Wind Mobile Chairman Anthony Lacavera and Others

December 20, 2012 • Written by Mark Evans Tech

Canada’s Hottest Startups and VCs for 2012

December 5, 2012 • Written by Velocity

Kira Talent Raises Their First Round Of Funding

December 4, 2012 • Written by Betakit

Kira Talent Adds Seed Funding for Cloud-Based Video Interview Platform

December 3, 2012 • Written by Pehub

Relay Ventures Seeds Toronto’s Kira Talent

November 30, 2012 • Written by Financial Post

Video interviewing platform Kira Talent closes seed round

November 29, 2012 • Written by Dowjones

Video co. Kira Talent Raises Seed Round

November 26, 2012 • Written by BNN

Emilie O. Cushman, Co-Founder of Kira Talent presents her talent recruitment business to this week’s panel

November 1, 2012 • Written by Velocity

The VeloCity Venture Fund can open doors – even to the Dragon’s Den

October 19, 2012 • Written by Globe and Mail

90 seconds to MBA acceptance

October 14, 2012 • Written by The Newspaper

Smile for the camera! You’re an MBA applicant

October 11, 2012 • Written by The Star

Rotman School of Management introduces video applications

October 9, 2012 • Written by Velocity

Keep calm and start up: Fall 2012’s VeloCity Venture Fund Winners!

October 4, 2012 • Written by Digitopoly

Streamlining the interview process with online videos

October 4, 2012 • Written by Bloomberg Businessweek

MBA Admissions: Smile, You’re on Candid Camera

August 22, 2012 • Written by Techcrunch

Vancouver’s Growlab Accelerator Graduates Its Spring 2012 Cohort

August 21, 2012 • Written by Financial Post

Next 36 is a bet for the future

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