PARIS, FRANCE, Wednesday, November 30th, 2022. saas.group announces the acquisition of Crosstalent, a leading French Independent Software Vendor (“ISV”) specializing in human resources management software. Founded in 2013 by Brice Mallié and two other co-founders, Crosstalent was backed by SV Stars Venture Capital and Apicap. Crosstalent was built using the innovative Salesforce technology platform, which provides enterprise-grade security and hosting.
Crosstalent’s product enables companies and HR consulting firms to manage their workforce and recruitment of new talent. The solution is highly modular, covering the entire HR lifecycle, including People Management, Recruitment, Expenses, Talent Management, Time & Attendance and Learning & Development.
Since its inception, Crosstalent has helped major French enterprises to digitize their HR practices, including Groupe La Poste, Engie, Crédit Agricole T&S, Manpower Group and many others. Crosstalent thrives in a competitive market with its unique ability to tailor solutions to the specific needs of its clients (seerecent interview with Helene Ettahar at La Poste Groupe), while providing a very secure, cloud-hosted product.
Tim Schumacher – Co-Founder & CEO at saas.group, commented,
We’re excited to partner with Brice Mallié and the rest of the Crosstalent team to help the company accelerate its growth in the French HR software market. As a founder-operator myself, I’ve been impressed with Brice’s ability to build a manage a product that addresses major pain points of medium and large corporations in one of the most complex labour markets in the EU.
Brice Mallié, the founder and CEO of Crosstalent shared his thoughts,
This acquisition is a great opportunity for Crosstalent, our team and our partners. I’m very enthusiastic about joining a fast growing group focused on innovation and the SaaS business model – it is our shared DNA. Our customers will benefit from saas.group technology expertise and strategic vision. Within saas.group, Crosstalent will pursue its mission of enhancing innovation and in performance in HR .
saas.group acquires promising SaaS companies with a founder-friendly process in order to elevate their product – and their people – to the next level. Founded in 2017 in Berlin (Germany) by serial tech entrepreneurs (Tim Schumacher, Ulrich Essmann, and Tobias Schlottke), we have acquired eleven companies to date, including Tower, Rewardful, Prerender, Juicer and Seobility. With over 140 staff across 20 countries globally, saas.group provides products across Sales & Marketing, HR, Development and eCommerce verticals. If you are an HR professional looking for an affordable and powerful, all-in-one HR solution, you can request a demo of Crosstalent here. saas.group has been advised by Osborne & Clarke (Catherine Olive, Florent Gurlie and Dorothee Chambon). Crosstalent has been advised by Cabinet Immele (Hervé Immele) and eCAP Partner (Alban Dohin and Corentin Joubaud).