Grade acquires Realcruit – strengthening the offering within HR tech

Grade CEO

Grade continues to grow and acquires Realcruit. Realcruit offers user-friendly and profound software for the automated measuring of candidate experience, with improved candidate experience as the primary goal. The candidate experience is an important part when building a strong employer brand. With the help of Realcruit, you can quickly identify and improve the recruitment process with candidate feedback.

Grade - Rickard Kajson

– We are very happy to welcome Realcruit into our group and our product vision of an end-to-end solution covering the entire employee journey. We have noticed a great demand for a GDPR-compliant solution for measuring candidate experience from existing and potential customers. Through the acquisition of Realcruit, we are now meeting that need and further strengthening our product offering to help our customers improve their internal recruitment processes and employer brand, says Rickard Kajson, CEO of Grade (photo right).

Improve the recruitment process and employer brand

– That Realcruit now enters Grade aligns perfectly with our vision; 100% satisfied candidates in the recruitment process. Realcruit is in a position where we are ready to take the next step to broaden our market and product further. As part of Grade, there are great benefits in the form of synergies between product and market. With Grade’s skills and resources, the product can be developed even further and create more value for our customers by improving their candidate experience and employer brand, says Linus Wetterlind, founder of Realcruit.

Joar Welde grade

– The acquisition of Realcruit fits perfectly into Grade’s growth journey. It supports our mission to create better employee journeys for our customers and build the best HR platform in Europe, says Joar Welde, Partner at Viking Venture and Chairman of the Board at Grade.

About Grade

The expanding group consists of the companies Varbi, Grade, Workbuster, Refensa, and Realcruit. Grade offers a unique end-to-end platform covering the entire employee journey. The group’s annual revenue amounts to SEK 150 million, of which nearly 90% is recurring income. Viking Venture is the main investor of the Grade group.

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