Ambitious EdTech AI company solving critical problems in children's reading mastery and speech. After successfully hiring their lead machine learning scientist in early 2020, they came back to us later in the year to hire more AI engineers. In the end, they wanted to hire all four of our exceptional candidates, but only had the budget for 2.
After the pandemic hit, the client rapidly acquired customers which lead to a massive spike in data collection to fuel their AI. They were in the middle of raising a Series B when they asked us to double their AI team ASAP. We were tasked on hiring niche AI talent during the pandemic -- a difficult time for growing an AI team.