Referstar gets €1.2m funding for novel recruitment model

The group that led ReferStar's €1.2 million Series A funding coup, is seeking investment opportunities in the medtech sector and orphan companies with growth potential.

14th September, 2013
Morgan Pierce, chief executive ReferStar, Pierre-Alain Bouchard, chief technology officer, and Ivan Solaja, chief product officer. Photo: MacInnes Photography

Company: ReferStar

**Done deal:** €1.2 million

**The clincher:** "I like recruiters, but all they do is - whoever they happen to have a resumé on - they're pushing that person whether they're good, bad or indifferent. That is what they are motivated to do. If I'm going to refer somebody to somebody else, I'm going to care about my reputation and so I thought the ReferStar concept was brilliant." - **Erich Spangenberg**, chief executive, Granicus...

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