Claira, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based competency analytics engine, closed a $3.5 million Seed funding round.
The round was led by Heartland Ventures, with participation from Trend Forward Capital, Connetic Ventures, Invest Detroit Ventures, and Northern Michigan Angels.
The company will use the funds to advance machine learning capabilities and accelerate the rollout to key customer segments.
Company: Claira Technologies, Inc.
Round: Seed Round
Funding Month: May 2022
Lead Investors: Heartland Ventures
Additional Investors: Trend Forward Capital, Connetic Ventures, Invest Detroit Ventures, and Northern Michigan Angels
Company Website: https://claira.ai/
Software Category: Competency Analytics Engine
About the Company: Led by Katie Hall, CEO, Claira leverages machine learning to create a dynamic digital twin of a company’s human capital. By mapping workforce capabilities with the engine, business leaders are empowered to improve diversity, identify and close resource gaps, provide learning and upskilling opportunities, predict future workforce needs, and hire talent on demand. More than 10,000 users have added thousands of competencies to their profiles in the first year of activity alone. The company has raised $4.4M since launching to the public in November 2020, supported by Varnum LLP in Michigan.