Homerun, an Amsterdam-based recruitment platform, has been acquired by Oxford-based ISH Holding (ISH), marking a significant step in the evolution of recruitment software for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). This acquisition brings together Homerun’s expertise in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Applicant Tracking System (ATS) with ISH’s growing portfolio of SaaS companies.
CEO, Willem van Roosmalen, expressed enthusiasm about joining the ISH family, foreseeing new growth opportunities and accelerated expansion plans. The founders of the recriutment platform will continue to play an active role in the group as advisors or employees, contributing their expertise to the collective vision.
Enhancing the Hiring Process for Small Businesses
Founded in 2014, Homerun has established itself as an all-in-one recruitment platform that aids small businesses in making meaningful hires. The platform focuses on enhancing the candidate experience and streamlining the hiring process, allowing for organized communication and team-based candidate reviews. Its client base includes notable companies like Decathlon Netherlands, Douglas, Trifork, and Mr Marvis.
Expanding ISH’s Influence
The acquisition of the dutch company expands ISH’s influence in the Netherlands and globally, growing its clientele to over 1,500 customers across more than 30 countries. Adam Reynolds, co-founder and Managing Partner of ISH, praised Homerun for its exceptional recruitment software and impressive track record of customer satisfaction.
About ISH Holding
ISH aims to build a portfolio of founder-run SaaS companies, investing early and providing support to elevate businesses while preserving their entrepreneurial spirit. Specializing in scaling emerging SaaS businesses, the Holding firm targets companies with a minimum of around €1M ARR, guiding owners to surpass significant revenue thresholds.
A Strategic Move in Recruitment Tech
The acquisition of the dutch recruitment platform by ISH represents a strategic move in the recruitment technology sector, combining the startup’s innovative software with ISH’s expertise in scaling SaaS businesses. This partnership is poised to revolutionize recruitment software for SMBs, enhancing efficiency and user experience.