Plum Raises $6M in Growth Funding


Plum, a Waterloo, Canada-based provider of a talent assessment platform, raised $6M in Growth funding.

The round was led by Pearson Ventures, JFF Ventures and Strada Education Network, with participation form Export Development Canada, Real Ventures, BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Venture Fund, EduLab Capital Partners, and Impact Engine.

The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth, expand operations and its business reach.

Led by CEO Caitlin MacGregor, Plum is a talent assessment platform that uses objective data to measure and match human potential to job needs, enhancing talent decisions across the employee lifecycle. The company empowers organizations to quantify job fit, improve quality of hire, identify potential, provide personalized career insights and create teams from one platform.