We invested in this startup founded by young software engineers in 2017, and in less than two years, it was quickly acquired in 2019 by Angie's List, a large online service company with over $15 billion in annual transactions. The investment in and out is short, so the rate of return is only about double that of the very humble. In the education world, there are various appraisal and assessment systems to check the ability of students. For example, in mathematics or language ability, there are many different institutions or systems to objectively assess you. Whether it's an exam, a questionnaire or an interview, there are always mature ways to help the company judge your ability.
However, another emerging essential basic ability, computer Photo Manipulation Services knowledge and application (including Internet application), has never had an objective, complete and credible identification platform. CSPA invested in this new field and produced a set of very complete online computer ability assessment and appraisal platform. They plan to provide computer proficiency testing platform services to help all companies. In the future, when the company is recruiting personnel, in addition to the candidates saying how to understand how to use the computer, or the interviewer's subjective test. Now it is possible to objectively allow candidates to pass a short online computer appraisal questionnaire to accurately assess their actual ability.
I have always felt that this platform appeared at the right time for a trend to take off, and the team is young and lively, so I am very optimistic about it. It is a pity that I was suddenly bought by a big company at the start-up stage (of course I am also very grateful). Paxata: Summarize complex and messy data, filter and clarify The big data analysis company "Paxata", a start-up company based in Redwood City, north of Silicon Valley, has assembled a group of data experts.