Rec entrepreneur, 23, secures £700k funding for innovative firm

A self-proclaimed “school drop-out” turned recruitment entrepreneur has launched a platform aimed at young candidates, thanks to £700,000 worth of funding.

Jack Parsons founded Yourfeed, an online recruitment platform which helps jobseekers without a formal education – Start-ups.co.uk reports. The idea came as a result of Parsons’ own experiences of jobhunting, after leaving school at 16 without qualifications. The publication reports that teachers branded Parsons’ as having no hope for the future and no viable prospects.

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