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RiseSmart, the firm Dan Davenport ’96 helped co-found in 2007, helps companies transition laid-off workers to new jobs.

January 27, 2014

RiseSmart's Vice President of Finance and Operations, Dan Davenport, was recently featured by his alma mater in The TCU Magazine. The article gives unique insight into Dan's involvement in the founding of RiseSmart as well as what it has taken to make RiseSmart a success. 

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Headhunters, beware: RiseSmart wants to upend the HR industry

November 01, 2013

Great article summing up the massive market opportunity available to RiseSmart and the genesis of our recently launched RiseSmart Compass offering.

#hrwins Trend Report: Employee Engagement is Ripe for Innovation and New HR Tech Vendors Answer The Call

October 16, 2013

Companies with high levels of employee engagement are seeing 20% or greater profitability and productivity, and over 60% less turnover. We're delighted that RiseSmart is singled out in the #hrwins Trend Report as a top innovator poised to deliver on this promise.

RiseSmart adds Compass to its offerings

October 10, 2013

GigaOM Pro describes RiseSmart Transition as a "job transition placeform (marketplace + platform = placeform)" and says it’s "no real surprise that RiseSmart has taken that expertise and technology" to launch RiseSmart Compass.

Can The Social Cloud Help Americans Get Back to Work?

September 19, 2013

Forbes is bullish on our ability to "accelerate the other side of job creation” using cloud and social technology to leverage our keen understanding of the job ecosystem facing employers and job-seekers today. We second that emotion!

RiseSmart Earns Third Consecutive Stevie in 2013 American Business Awards

August 08, 2013

We're delighted to announce that we've received our third consecutive Stevie Award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category in The 11th Annual American Business Awards, the nation's premier business awards program. We thank the whole RiseSmart team for making this honor possible.

LinkedIn recommendations can get you hired faster

February 08, 2011

RiseSmart survey results underscore a crucial reality of today's job market: social networking can no longer be dismissed as a waste of time or over-hyped phenomenon.

Nett: New home survey numbers hold plenty to cheer about

February 06, 2011

Once again, we looked at Super Bowl data from the past 20 years and compared it to the unemployment rates of the competing teams’ cities. Read all about our surprising findings in this article.

Economists, statisticians find strong correlation between lower unemployment rates and Super Bowl victories

February 06, 2011

We analyzed the unemployment rates for the metro areas whose teams played in the past 20 Super Bowls, and found a surprising correlation in the data. The team from the region with the lower unemployment rate won 80 percent of the time. Get the full story in this article.

Can economic figures predict Super Bowl?

February 06, 2011

Wish you could predict the winner of the Super Bowl? Maybe now you can! Historically, the team that hails from the city with the lower unemployment rate wins most often.

Labor market gives Green Bay the edge in Super Bowl

February 04, 2011

According to our research, 16 of the past 20 Super Bowls winners came from the city with the lower jobless rate. Read this article for the full story.

Everything Predicts a Super Bowl Winner

February 04, 2011

Our unique research found that the region with the lower unemployment rate has won 16 of the past 20 Super Bowls, giving our prediction model an 80% success rate. Read the article for more information.

Jobless rates: A way to predict the Super Bowl?

February 03, 2011

According to our research into Super Bowl results over the past 20 years, the team coming from the geographic area with the lowest unemployment rate wins the Super Bowl 80% of the time.

George Chamberlin's Money in the Morning

February 01, 2011

We've found a really good Super Bowl indicator. Our research shows that the city with the lowest unemployment rate has won the Super Bowl 80 percent of the time over the past 20 years.

Betting on Super Bowl? Better Know Cities' Unemployment Rates

January 31, 2011

According to our study of the past 20 Super Bowls, the team from the city with the lower unemployment rate is going to win 80% of the time.

Packers win b/c of jobless rate?

January 31, 2011

We did some research into the past 20 Super Bowl outcomes and learned something very interesting. The winner in 80% of the games was the team from the city with the lower unemployment rate.

Bridgestone, Go Daddy Titillate With Teasers Of Super Bowl XLV Commercials

January 31, 2011

According to our research into the past 20 years of Super Bowl results, the team coming from the area with the lower unemployment rate will be the winner, 80% of the time.

Super Bowl Can Be Predicted by Jobless Rates

January 31, 2011

We did the research, and it turns out that unemployment rates figure prominently in the outcome of Super Bowl games. Over the past 20 years, the winner in 80% of the games was the team from the area with the lower unemployment rate.

RiseSmart secures $3 million

December 16, 2010

We are pleased to announce the completion of a $3 million funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners, Storm Ventures and angel investors. Read the article for additional details.

RiseSmart raises $3M for outplacement service

December 15, 2010

Read all about it! RiseSmart has completed a $3 million equity financing round raised from existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Storm Ventures and angel investors!

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