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SkyHive is an artificial intelligence technology that deepens our understanding of labour markets, workforces and individuals, enabling new ways of acquiring, developing and engaging talent. 
SkyHive solves for the future of work and takes a revolutionary approach to apply deep learning to enhancing gender equality and inclusion while providing unprecedented insights into the current and future labour market.
SkyHive objectively extracts the skills of a company’s human capital, and applies machine learning to find correlations that maximize the efficiency in the development and deployment of its workforce. It provides companies with deep knowledge of organizational skillsets, skills gaps, and accurate predictions of future workforce requirements, resulting in a drastic compression of the time spent acquiring talent and highly engaged, innovative teams.

What's Innovative About Their Solution?

SkyHive takes a completely new approach to human capital management and disrupts the traditional "linear" process. It is not just a new technology; it provides companies with a new way to think about how they manage their human capital. 
SkyHive also revolutionizes the depth of knowledge a person has about their own capabilities and how they relate to the labour market or workforce. It enables them to focus on both targeted career development and learning that adapts with the labour market to ensure career relevancy throughout periods of rapid change.
SkyHive is revolutionizing how the automotive sector approaches preparing its existing workforce for the next five years, as the world delves even further into autonomous vehicles and electric cars. Or facilitating one of the world's largest companies that is transforming into an "impact" workforce of innovation, diversity, inclusion and agility. Or helping one of the world's largest technology companies develop an entirely new division of a future workforce. Or supporting a country ravaged by natural disaster connect volunteers to reconstruction projects based on skills.

📍 Location

Vancouver, BC

⚙️ Product Stage

First Full Release

🏭 Industries

Artificial Intelligence, Employment and HR, Entreprise Software

🤑 Fundraising Status

Actively raising

💸 Total Funding
To Date


🙌 Founder Demographics


Big Wins

SkyHive is an award-winning AI technology startup entering its growth and scale phase solving a global grand challenge with unique and exponential technology. Since its launch in June 2018, SkyHive has shown growth and forecast patterns that are significant outliers to the average startup in Canada's startup ecosystem. Some of its traction includes the large-scale, long-term work SkyHive is doing with the Canadian Military, multinationals such as BASF and the BC Alliance for Manufacturing (5,000 employers). 
The team has grown from 6 to 14 members in 2018. Other milestones include:
  • Pending B Corporation.
  • Portfolio company into Singularity University’s Ventures Program.
  • Featured on Product Hunt within hours of launch of our B2C platform.
  • SkyHive CEO was a keynote speaker at Hacking HR.
  • Invited to join NVIDIA's Inception Program.
  • EY identified SkyHive as a Wavemaker.
  • Accepted into Plug and Play’s Accelerator.
  • Accepted into the Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem.
  • Top 50 Accelerate Startups to exhibit at Startup Grind.
  • Launched a San Francisco office.
  • SkyHive CEO was interviewed by Fedex in its FedeX Access magazine in January.
  • Finalized partnerships with nine organizations to drive social impact, including Key2Enable, Boys and Girls Club, Willis College, Destination Imagination, Amarok Society, Foreign Workers Coalition of BC, etc.

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Tako Young


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