Leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, Fusemachines Inc., has recently announced the acquisition talent acquisition and candidate engagement platform Rake Inc., which aids employers and candidates alike through offering capabilities for a better user experience and conclusion during the recruitment process.
Rake has developed technology and IP in talent acquisition that helps employers capture and engage candidates who visit their career website while providing a better candidate experience. The Rake platform also consists of a web and mobile app that allows candidates to manage their entire job search all in one place. Fusemachines plans to expand on the technology and expertise of Rake for improving its AI talent pipeline and its AI as a Service offering.
"The team at Rake are experts in talent acquisition technologies as well as online education. Such experience is vital in the growth of Fusemachines, specifically for our education, training and the delivery of AI talent and solution services," says Sameer Maskey, Founder & CEO of Fusemachines. Rake's team comes with a lot of experience in Human Capital Management and Education industries. Rake's CEO, Michael Iacona, has led and grown online education companies like the IIN and has worked extensively in HR technology for companies such as Monster Worldwide and TMP Worldwide, where his team led the development and launch of TalentBrew, a category leader for Fortune 500 companies in the talent technology space.
The executive team of Rake will be joining Fusemachines with Rake's CEO, Mr. Iacona, joining Fusemachines as the Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, working closely with clients to incorporate the best ways to leverage AI in their business, while positioning Fusemachines as a leading provider for AI solutions, software and education.
Fusemachines seeks to be a leader in AI education and talent space. Fusemachines sources and grooms AI talent in developing countries and underserved neighborhoods using its proprietary learning and testing platform. Fusemachines connects these groomed AI engineers to companies seeking AI talent.
"AI is the future. Companies are having and will continue to have a hard time finding the necessary talent to not only be successful, but also to overcome any ongoing concerns that AI brings to those who don't embrace it," said Michael Iacona, Founder & CEO of Rake. "Having a shared vision and a strong mission component, coupled with a real need in the marketplace, made this an easy decision for Rake and our investors. We're energized to join Fusemachines and excited about the opportunities ahead."
Edited by K. Fanning
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