As the threat of a recession looms and the growing influence of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to redefine the workplace, innovative startup WE3 Global Holdings, Inc., Candlesecured pre-seed funding from Genesis Vault Capital.
This significant investment marks a critical milestone in the mission to transform the development of the digital economy workforce globally.
At a time when AI is often seen as a double-edged sword – a boon to efficiency but a threat to traditional jobs – Candle offers a fresh perspective. As the world’s first AI-powered personal opportunity management platform, Candle harnesses the power of AI not to replace human labor, but as a tool for individual growth and career development.
“Workers in today’s digital economy face a unique set of challenges. They need to adapt quickly to an ever-changing landscape, but they often struggle with outdated employment platforms and recruiting models,” said CEO Ciaran Foley. “With Candle, we want to break down the silos that limit learning and revenue. We envision a seamless cycle in which career guidance, skills development, and employment opportunities intertwine, aided by an intelligent AI advocate designed to support and empower users.
At a time when rapid technological change and recessions could find millions of people looking for a job or a career change, Candle aims to offer a lifeline.
Its conversational AI assistant provides a unified interface, interconnecting job search, skills acquisition and career advancement. The AI assistant not only connects users with job postings, but also identifies potential learning opportunities and industry trends, giving individuals a constant competitive edge.
By securing $100,000 in pre-seed funding from Genesis Vault Capital, Candle is poised to accelerate its roadmap. The funding will drive Candle’s ambition to transform the way workers in the digital economy navigate their careers, equipping them with the tools to weather economic storms and harness the power of AI to their advantage.