Early Career Network Handshake Raises $40 Million to Increase Access to Opportunity to College Students

Handshake, the leading career network for US college students, announced today that it has closed a $40 million Series C funding round led by the EQT Ventures fund. This funding round also includes participation from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Omidyar Network, and Reach Capital, among others.

“Our Handshake community is tackling the so-called ‘pipeline problem’ head on. Skilled students are on every campus in every corner of the country and we’re proud to help employers discover, recruit and hire up-and-coming talent from all backgrounds,” said Garrett Lord, Handshake Co-Founder and CEO.

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