Dealflow | December 8, 2017

Zoma Capital invests in workforce development startup PAIRIN

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The Denver-based software company has developed a method for assessing job candidates’ “soft skills” and offers online mini-lessons to help candidates improve their critical thinking, decision making and social-emotional skills.

Zoma, the Colorado-focused social investment arm of one of the billionaire Walton family offices, made an undisclosed investment in PAIRIN.

A recent survey indicates that employers think recent college graduates lack important fluency in problem solving, public speaking and writing — skills that are least vulnerable to automation.