BraveNewTalent listed in Hot 100: Best Privately Held Software Companies by JMP Securities

[Tuesday, May 14 2013] BraveNewTalent announced today that it has been named to JMP Securities “Hot 100: Best Privately Held Software Companies for 2013” list. Issued May 2013, the list profiles 100 of the leading private companies in the software industry as identified by the software research team at JMP Securities, a full-service investment bank. BraveNewTalent provides a professional Social Learning Community platform that enables enterprise organizations to attract, engage, and develop their current and future workforce.

The ‘Hot 100’ list is selected each year based on the evaluation of multiple criteria, including financial growth, products and services, quality of leadership, customers and market potential. This is the first time that BraveNewTalent has been included in the list.

BraveNewTalent CEO and Founder, Lucian Tarnowski commented:
“The team at BraveNewTalent are honored and humbled to be included in the list of Hot 100. We have big shoes to fill as we join other Hot 100 companies such as Dropbox, Evernote, GitHub and Palantir.

I feel that we are at a unique moment in history where the way the world learns is changing with new social technologies that are democratizing access to professional knowledge. I do strongly believe that the billion dollar companies of tomorrow will be solving the trillion dollar problems of today, and education is one of them. BraveNewTalent is on a mission to create a new model for professional learning and being listed here may take us a step closer to reaching this goal.”

BraveNewTalent transforms the way professionals develop by empowering informal learning through a social community platform. BraveNewTalent brings enterprise organizations and individuals together to share knowledge, exchange ideas, engage with mentors and discover great learning content. BraveNewTalent is mapping the Talent Graph around professional knowledge in order to enable organizations to increase the efficiency of deploying human capital and help members reach their full professional potential. It is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with the engineering and product team in London, UK.

JMP Securities LLC is a full-service investment bank that provides equity research, institutional brokerage and investment banking services to growth companies and their investors. JMP Securities, formerly known as Jolson Merchant Partners, was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with additional offices in New York City; Boston, Massachusetts; and Chicago, Illinois.