6 Ai Powered Recruiting App Success Stories [2023]

Updated: July 15th, 2023
Start An Ai Powered Recruiting App

Imagine revolutionizing job recruitment with technology's magic touch. An AI-powered recruiting app is a business idea that pairs the efficiency of artificial intelligence with the need for talented employees in various industries. Job recruitment can certainly be a tedious process, so automation makes the mundane aspects disappear, leaving more time and energy for key decision-making.

In a world of dynamic corporate requirements and growing talent pools, an AI-powered recruiting app simplifies the complex task of matching the right candidate with the right role. It not only scans resumes objectively, but it also predicts applicant success based on a multitude of data points.

Embracing such an idea positions one at the forefront of the HR-tech industry, offering solutions that are both time efficient and incredibly accurate. It bridges the gap between employers and potential employees, serving as a vital tool in the corporate world, an exciting prospect indeed.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a AI-powered recruiting app:

1. SkillSoniq ($480K/year)

Abby (Abhinav) Verma (from New York) started SkillSoniq almost 7 years ago.

$40K / month
1 founders / 7 employees

Case Study

My name is Abby and I am the founder of SkillSoniq. SkillSoniq is the world’s first AI-Powered recruiting app that connects companies with skilled, domestic freelancers and gives companies the option to hire a freelancer (s) on their payroll.

We currently cater to small companies with less than 200 employees, who feel the pain of hiring through traditional recruiting channels. We launched in New York in early 2019, and made $350,000+ in Gross Revenues in the first year of launch in 2019 without spending a single dime on advertising! We are currently making $40,000 a month in gross revenues. In just the first year of launch, we signed up more than 100 clients, boarded 6,000+ freelancers on our platform, and received 4.9/5.0 google review ratings from our customers.


2. FlexC ($240K/year)

Girish Kukreja (from Gurgaon, Haryana, India) started FlexC over 3 years ago.

$20K / month
2 founders / 25 employees

Case Study

Hi, I am Girish Kukreja, Founder and CEO at FlexC. I started FlexC about a year ago intending to disrupt the hiring space in India. We are a talent marketplace curated to help businesses hire and manage their hybrid workforce (permanent hire and flexible workforce).

With more organizations going hybrid, the ratio of hiring freelancers and contractors will increase to 20-30% of overall employees. And in this new age business era, FlexC aims to become the No.1 marketplace to help businesses smoothly transition during their journey.


Learn more about starting an AI-powered recruiting app:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an AI-powered recruiting app?
-> Pros and cons of an AI-powered recruiting app

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established AI-powered recruiting app
-> Marketing ideas for an AI-powered recruiting app

Other resources

-> Ai-powered recruiting app tips

4. MealSurfers ($60K/year)

Paul founded SPUDS, a men’s apparel company based in California. After many prototypes, they launched on Kickstarter and were able to raise $15,000.

$5K / month

Case Study

Paul founded SPUDS, a men’s apparel company based in California. After many prototypes, they launched on Kickstarter and were able to raise $15,000.

6. Live Person ($497M/year)

It's been 10 years since I interviewed Robert LoCascio, founder of LivePerson. Last time we talked about therapy and the founder mindset. This time we talk about AI and the public market's impact on the company.

Robert LoCascio (from NYC, NY, USA) started Live Person ago.

$41.4M / month
1 founders / 1200 employees

Case Study

Robert LoCascio is the founder of LivePerson, a conversational AI platform that provides solutions for customer care, Conversational Commerce, voice solutions, and more.

Robert has been the company’s chief executive officer since its inception in 1995. His mission is to make life easier by transforming how people communicate with brands.

LoCascio hails from a family of business owners. He graduated from St. John the Baptist High School in West Islip, New York, in 1986 and from Loyola University, Maryland, with a BBA in 1990.

He is a founding member of the Partnership for New York City’s NYC Entrepreneurs Council and a mentor to the NYC Venture Fellows. He is the driving force behind the company’s objective of connecting companies and customers in meaningful ways.

LivePerson had survived the dot-com bust and grown to become the market leader in intelligent engagement solutions, servicing over 18,000 clients and employing 1,000 employees in offices worldwide.

The company develops consumer interaction and conversational commerce apps and platforms. It offers solutions linked to various messaging platforms, allowing businesses to create more websites, mobile applications, and communication channels.

They offer a range of conversational tools and features, but its primary products are:

  • LiveEngage: This messaging channel integration allows companies to create AI-powered chatbots that can answer messages directly from customers.

  • LivePerson Insights: This tool inputs structured and unstructured customer chat transcripts and outputs business insights. It can provide customer service agents with customer sentiments.

The company's current revenue is $500M.


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