Kira Talent Celebrated as Top 25 Up and Coming Tech Startup for 2013

The Branham Group selected Kira Talent as one of Canada’s top 25 Up and Coming ICT companies as part of their annual award listing.

Toronto, ON (April 24th, 2013) - Kira Talent was honored as a top 25 Up and Coming Technology company by the Branham Group in their annual listing of Canada’s top publicly traded and privately Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies as ranked by revenue. 

“This is a great mile-marker in Kira Talent’s steep trajectory forward and upwards” said Kira Talent CEO and Co-Founder Emilie Cushman. “We are very proud to be Canadian and even more excited to continue our global expansion.” 

Emilie Cushman and Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski founded Kira Talent in March 2012 with the aim to be the world’s simplest and easiest to use online interviewing platform. In October 2012 Kira Talent’s public beta was launched and the team went on to raise seed capital from a group of prominent Canadian and international investors lead by Relay Ventures. 

“The whole team at Kira Talent is so proud of our early accomplishments” says CTO and Co-Founder Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski. “Since day one we have aimed to over deliver for our clients and provide a beautiful and simple to use product. There is a true elegance in how light our solution is, and how it can connect to any applicant tracking system, but still packs a massive amount of value. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a million.” 

Kira Talent’s video interview screening platform is targeted at mid-market organizations who wish to save up to 75% of their recruiting efforts by infusing video into their screening process. Kira Talent’s disruptive technology has changed the way post- secondary institutions recruit.

About the Branham300 Awards 

The 2013 Edition of the Branham300 marks the 20th Anniversary of the listing. The Branham300 is the definitive listing of Canada's top publicly traded and privately held Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies, as ranked by revenues. Read more

About Kira Talent 

Kira Talent is the world’s simplest and easiest to use video interviewing platform. Talent recruiters can be setup in minutes and typically save up to 75% of their recruiting efforts. The process is simple: record video questions, receive video responses from candidates, and then collaboratively rank, share, and compare the results with the selection committee. Kira Talent’s clean and beautiful user experience allows for effortless implementation for all organizations including small and medium sized enterprises. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth a million.

Press Contact
Emilie Cushman 
CEO & Co-Founder 
Phone: +1 (647) 390-7434