Imployable, an App Supporting an Employment Ecosystem, Acquires £150K+ via Crowdcube

Imployable, which claims to be a unique, award winning app that’s at the “heart” of an employment ecosystem, has secured 60% (£150,141.81) of its £250,000 target (with 7 days in the sale, at the time of writing) from 112 investors via Crowdcube.

Imployable is a suite of software that “works independently or together designed to ensure that everyone, no matter their age, background, ability or disability has equal access to self-development & fulfilling careers.” Based in the United Kingdom, the firm offers EIS, Equity: 2.44%; reports a £10,000,000 Pre-money valuation; a share price of £0.56.

Key business highlights are:

  • NatWest Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Winners 2018
  • Thousands of live job opportunities on the app
  • 5 contracts including a pilot for Department for Work & Pensions restart
  • Partnerships including the Royal Marines Association, NHS & CV Library

As noted in the update, in 2015 Peter Kelly “left the Royal Marines and the transition to civilian life was harder than expected, Peter spent the following 9 months unemployed, in debt and lost.”

In 2017 Peter and fellow Royal Marine Kieron Yeoman “decided to fix the problem Peter had and create an app to help people enter or transition into new careers, not just veterans, all people.” 5 years on, imployable has “grown from a single app to a suite of software that helps people move closer and in to fulfilling careers.”

As mentioned in the update:

“The app is the heart of the ecosystem, giving people access to powerful self-development tools including CV Builder, personality profiling, coaching, access to support, career insights and thousands of live opportunities. It’s free, no advertising and is designed to be a completely user centric lifetime career support tool.”

Imployable connect “allows organisations to post their opportunities direct to our users on the app.”

Imployable cohort is reportedly “a first of its kind cohort management system developed with a £99K Innovate UK grant and we launched 4 months ago.”

Designed to “help some of the UK’s 12,000+ training providers to easily support and manage participants on government employment programs.”

With 5 contracts signed, 1 being a pilot for the DWP Restart program, cohort “could be supporting thousands of people in the very near future. The team are working towards increasing our pipeline .”

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