AboveBoard, a U.S.-based recruitment marketplace for senior executives, has raised $3 million in a seed funding round led by a number of angel investors.
Launched in October last year, the startup provides job opportunities for professionals working at the VP level or above. It prides itself as an inclusive talent site that promotes hiring of professionals from underrepresented groups.
Along with founding partner True Search, other investors included Commune Angels, Jennifer Ceran, formerly of Smartsheet, Jonathan Mildenhall of TwentyFirstCenturyBrands, Nick Caldwell of Twitter, Bonita Stewart of Google, Farah Ali of Electronic Arts and angel investor Amy Chang, according to an AboveBoard’s announcement.
“I couldn’t be more pleased with the investor group we brought together to support the company’s growth,” said founder and CEO Lucinda Duncalfe.
AboveBoard says it has database of 7,000 executives, including 4,000 professionals as members. More than 400 companies use its services. Currently, the jobs site has over 500 opening positions from the private and public sector across more than 10 industries, including finance, marketing, sales, product development and operations.
There is a myriad of recruitment services for c-suite in the U.S.. In May, Forbes issued a list of the top 200 executive search firms based on salaries of hired individuals.