Press Release: Dutch Startup, IamProgrez, to Bring Gamified Recruitment Tech to Eureka Park at CES 2017
New gamification recruitment technology targets millennials entering global job market
AMSTERDAM, 16 December 2016 – IamProgrez, an innovative Dutch startup and winner of the ‘BETT 2016 Innovation Award in Higher Education’, is revolutionizing the job recruitment market. Utilizing cutting-edge Gamification technology to accurately profile millennials entering the workforce the company makes matching job seekers with their ideal company frictionless.
Making its U.S. debut, IamProgrez, will bring its innovative technology to CES® 2017, exhibiting within the exclusive Eureka Park Marketplace.
“Using our gamification technology, we can now offer millennials – and all candidates looking to enter the workforce – a more streamlined and comprehensive way to connect with their dream job,” said Linda Frietman, Founder and CEO of IamProgrez. “Our user-friendly solution creates a more seamless connection between job seekers and potential employers, reducing recruitment time and more precisely pairing companies with their ideal candidate.”
With IamProgrez’s gamification technology, companies can inject their own corporate DNA into the recruitment process, delivering this generation of job seekers a faster and more fluid connection with their ideal job. IamProgrez utilizes cutting-edge technologies and intelligent big data analysis to deliver insightful profiles for better candidate-to-position matching. Their technology measures everything from candidates’ soft and hard job skills to company culture and work environment to ensure every business gets the employees they need.
The Gamification industry is rapidly growing, with an expected market valuation of $5.5 billion by 2018, according to the eLearningIndustry, with the largest market share expected in the U.S. followed by Europe.
IamProgrez is one of 30 companies selected out of nearly 3,500 Dutch startups to exhibit within the Holland Startup Pavilion in the Eureka Park Marketplace at CES 2017. These 30 innovative startups were chosen by StartupDelta, the Dutch private-public partnership headed by HRH Prince Constantijn.
Eureka Park is the exclusive startup destination at CES® 2017, showcasing over 600 entrepreneurs and startups. IamProgrez Founder and CEO Linda Frietman joins an elite list of female startup founders, as female founders make up close to only seven percent of exhibitors in Eureka Park. Since its start in 2012, startups within Eureka Park have raised more than $1 billion USD in funds.
CES 2017, scheduled January 5-8 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest innovation event, featuring more than 3,800 companies across 230,000 square meters of exhibit space.
IamProgrez will be located in Tech West, Sands, Level 1, Hall G, booth #51442 at CES 2017.
IamProgrez is a privately owned Dutch company, with customers spanning a range of industries from government, schools and enterprise. The assessment game has just cleared the 10,000 player milestone. They have just received the award for Best innovation for Higher Education from the BETT the world largest Ed Tech Summit.
About the Founders
IamProgrez Founder and CEO Linda Frietman grew up with a professor of neurology as a father and an entrepreneurial brother. Attracted to education, she passionately tries to bridge the skill gap between formal schooling and industry needs. As an advisor she operates at the intersection of university and enterprise focusing on social responsibility entrepreneurship.
Co-founder Huib Langbroek and COO of IamProgrez is an applied psychologist. Expert in gamification, Gamer and Geek sectors with a broad knowledge of education and the latest trends concerning e-learning and serious gaming.
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