And the winner of the Multiplicity Accelerator challenge is … cream.hr

Toronto startup firm cream.hr has won the first ever Power Up Sales Challenge held by local accelerator Multiplicity.

The company, founded in January this year, uses a proprietary algorithmto show which employees at a firm are the top performers. Co-founderCaitlin MacGregor said the tool can help employers improve theirsuccess rate in hiring top talent from 15 per cent to 85 per cent.

As the overall winner, cream.hr receives a prize package worth $35,000including ad space, a promotional video, a market study, transportationservices, passes to the DX3 Canada conference, legal services, taxcredit consulting, and mentoring.

MADE Clothing won second place for its iPad app-driven custom men’sclothing business. Third spot was taken by Kira, which pitched aplatform that “brings the real-life interview online,” according to aMultiplicity news release.

Winning startup cream.hr helpscompanies pinpoint top performing talent for hire. (Photo illustration:Shutterstock)

Multiplicity is a downtown Toronto business accelerator launched about18 months ago for early stage tech firms focused on software, Internetand digital media.

Source | Multiplicity

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Christine Wong has been an on-air reporter for a national daily show on Rogers TV and at High Tech TV, a weekly news magazine on CTV's Ottawa affiliate. She was also an associate producer at Report On Business Television (now called BNN) and CBC's The Hour With George Stroumboulopoulos. As an associate producer at Slice TV, she helped launch two national daily talk shows, The Mom Show and Three Takes. Recently, she was a Staff Writer at ITBusiness.ca and is now a freelance contributor.

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