Date: "2011"

Bootlaw by Pinsent Masons Nominated for an Award

Bravenew Pinsent Masons Nominated for Award

We have a lot of top law firms active on BraveNewTalent; and we're particularly proud to be associated with Pinsent Masons today as we reveal they've been nominated for an award for their services to startups just like us.

Danvers Baillieu is one of the founders of Bootlaw, a monthly-ish event for start ups, entrepreneurs and lawyers to come together and learn from each other. Bootlaw puts on a speaker and start ups get valuable information, while the lawyers get to know those behind the start-ups and businesses of the future.

The initiative has been nominated for a TechCrunch Europas award: it's a voted award and you can cast your ballot here.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How The Internet is Revolutionizing Education

INFOGRAPHIC - How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education

The internet has transformed education dramatically, and in a very fundamental way: the grasp of power has been shifted from the hands of the institution to those of the student. Whether enrolled at your local university or simply looking to deepen your knowledge of a subject, the options for education have never been more diverse. Education is more accessible than ever before in human history, thanks entirely to the internet.

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BraveNewTalent Expands Platform into US and India

BraveNewTalent Expands Learning Platform, the social recruiting platform that connects people to employers, has now established its US and India presence following venture capital investment.

Lucian Tarnowski, BraveNewTalent’s CEO said: “Social recruiting is becoming mainstream.  It has landed firmly at the centre of recruitment strategies for many global employers. Our expansion into the US and Indian markets allows us to take BraveNewTalent to the global market. Recruiters now recognise the importance of developing talent communities and engaging with potential employees.

”The US expansion comes as BraveNewTalent, whose existing clients include blue chip brands such as IBM, Tesco and L’Oreal, takes part in the UK Government-backed WebMission 2011.  BraveNewTalent is one of 18 companies that are exploring opportunities for growth with key investors, potential partners and other stakeholders in Silicon Valley. BraveNewTalent’s international expansion plans are also being supported by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) who describe the company as “A technology company of exceptional potential.”

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BraveNewTalent Secures Venture Investment

BraveNew Closes VC Funding Round With NorthZone

BraveNewTalent, the social recruiting platform, has secured an undisclosed amount of venture capital funding from Northzone Ventures and two experienced angels – Pierce Casey and Mike Bourne.

Northzone is one of Europe’s leading venture funds and was first investor in companies such as Spotify, and Stepstone. As part of the investment, Bjorn Stray, Co-Founder & Partner at Northzone will be joining the BraveNewTalent board. Bjorn is one of Europe’s most experienced venture capitalists in the online recruitment sector having sat on the board of Stepstone between 1996 and 2009, and spent the first three years as Chairman. Bjorn is in a strong position to assist BraveNewTalent with its next stage of international development.

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