Proven Lets The Un-LinkedIn Apply For Entry-Level Jobs From Mobile With $1M More From Andreessen

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Why would you want to apply for a job via mobile? Because it could be filled by the time you get to your computer…if you even have one. That premise has scored Proven $1 million in new funding led by Andreessen Horowitz for its mobile job search and application app. While LinkedIn networks educated professionals, Proven wants to get everyone else a service, hospitality or office admin paycheck.

“In five years, it’s hard to imagine most job applications won’t happen through a smartphone or tablet” CEO Pablo Fuentes tells me. Proven has been trying to get out in front of that trend. It’s now raised a total of $3.8 million since it started as an SMS job application service in 2009 while Fuentes was at Stanford. To deliver that future, you need two things and Proven has them both: jobs to apply for and the resume you apply with.

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