Pymetrics, a New York City-based career assessment and recruiting platform provider, closed $2.5m in seed funding.
The round was led by Khosla Ventures with participation from angel investors Bob Pittman, Jeff Hammerbacher and Andy Palmer, as well as Terry McGuire of Polaris Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Benjamin Ling, a partner at Khosla Ventures, joined Pymetrics’ board of directors.
Founded in 2012 by CEO Frida Polli and CTO Julie Yoo, Pymetrics provides career assessment and recruiting platform used by MBA and undergraduate programs across the United States, as well as financial and consulting companies.
It allows students’ career and company discovery by determining their career fit using neuroscience games-based assessment, and then offering them the option to be matched with companies on the platform.
Participating schools include Carnegie Mellon, University of Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Harvard, New York University, Northwestern, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale.