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About Activ8 Intelligence

Activ8 Intelligence is a technology company focused on people analytics in the human resources sector. The company offers a platform called illumin8HR, which provides HR dashboards, reports, and automated insights, aiming to simplify the process of analyzing and understanding HR data. The platform is designed to bring together data from various sources, making it easier for HR leaders and managers to make informed decisions. It was founded in 2005 and is based in Derby, England.

Headquarters Location

Regus, Pegasus Business Park Castle Donington

Derby, England, DE74 2TZ,

United Kingdom

01623 883656


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    illumin8HR analyses disparate HR and Payroll data and presents HR professionals and people managers with automatically found, timely, relevant insights that require action. Dashboards and insights can be shared securely with others within the platform to provide collective thinking, context and collaboration on how and where to take action. Sign-posting users to root causes and pathways to resolution through an HR knowledge base, illumin8HR helps inform shared action plans which can be tracked and measured within the solution to drive improvements.


Latest Activ8 Intelligence News

Catapult supports Activ8 Intelligence - Real Deals

Apr 19, 2017

Tweet on Twitter Catapult Venture Managers has invested £250,000 (€365,000) in Activ8 Intelligence through its East Midlands Regional Venture Capital Fund. The capital injection is part of a £900,000 (€1.3m) funding package. The Royal Bank of Scotland provided debt. Activ8 Intelligence uses artificial intelligence to improve organisations’ recruitment and performance management through its predictive HR analytic technology. Based in Nottingham, the company was founded in 2005 by Laurence Collins and Matthew Lymbery, both previously divisional directors of Ceridian, an HR outsourcing company. Current customers include insurance company Legal & General. “The time has arrived for human capital management to enter the mainstream of business risk planning,” said Activ8 chief executive Laurence Collins. “By using our technologies as a catalyst for more commercial-oriented conversations, our HR clients can finally demand a seat at the top table of strategic discussion.” Catapult came into contact with Activ8 after it won the Connect Midlands £1m Investment Challenge. “In a short time this company has grown very fast and attracted a number of blue chip customers,” said Graham Mold of Catapult. “The team looks set to transform the way in which successful organisations manage their people and HR resources.” SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED To view the deal details,  Sign in  or  subscribe . SHARE

Activ8 Intelligence Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Activ8 Intelligence founded?

    Activ8 Intelligence was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Activ8 Intelligence's headquarters?

    Activ8 Intelligence's headquarters is located at Regus, Pegasus Business Park, Derby.

  • What is Activ8 Intelligence's latest funding round?

    Activ8 Intelligence's latest funding round is Unattributed VC.

  • How much did Activ8 Intelligence raise?

    Activ8 Intelligence raised a total of $1.02M.

  • Who are the investors of Activ8 Intelligence?

    Investors of Activ8 Intelligence include Catapult Ventures and Midven.

  • Who are Activ8 Intelligence's competitors?

    Competitors of Activ8 Intelligence include One Model, PeopleInsight, EmployeeCycle, Crunchr, Visier and 7 more.

  • What products does Activ8 Intelligence offer?

    Activ8 Intelligence's products include illumin8HR.

  • Who are Activ8 Intelligence's customers?

    Customers of Activ8 Intelligence include Liaison Group, Cezanne HR, SD Worx UK and Impact Workforce Technology.


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