Fama Raises $10M in Series B Funding


Fama, a Los Angeles, CA-based social media screening company, raised $10M in Series B funding.

The round was led by Silverton Partners with participation from Bullpen Capital, Crosscut, Navigate VC, and Gaingels.

The company intends to use the funds to expand its partnerships team, drive more awareness about its solutions, develop new products for its clients, deepen its relationships with its existing resale network, generating additional revenue streams for background screening firms, applicant tracking systems, and other HCM software providers.

Led by CEO Ben Mones, Fama is a social media screening company applying AI to background screening services. Enterprise HR and Talent leaders at more than 1,500 businesses in 32 countries use it to help identify candidate behaviors such as intolerance and harassment that are often missed in the hiring process.