RECRUITER UPDATES Closes Agreement with Bay View Funding, a Heritage Bank of Commerce Subsidiary, and Expands Finance Team

Company Updates Closes Agreement with Bay View Funding, a Heritage Bank of Commerce Subsidiary, and Expands Finance Team

May 10, 2022 / by  Miles Jennings
Miles Jennings
  • Agreement Provides Immediate Access to Cash Flow to Support Growth
  • Creates new Vice President of Finance role and hires Said Bakiev, CPA

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 2, 2022 / Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCRT)(NASDAQ:RCRTW)  (""), a recruiting solutions platform, today announced that it has signed an Accounts Receivable-backed factoring agreement to support its growth from Bay View Funding, a subsidiary of Heritage Bank of Commerce (HTBK), a premier community business bank in the heart of Silicon Valley.

The new $3 million factoring facility will provide capital in an amount that is equal to 85% of's gross eligible receivables. At December 31, 2021, had $5.65 million of accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts outstanding.

"This arrangement is a good source of non-dilutive capital for that accelerates receipt of our expanding receivables from a high-quality partner and bank subsidiary," said Evan Sohn, CEO of

"We are excited to work with exceptional businesses such as that have high-quality clients and growing revenue, as well as strong long-term growth prospects," said Andrew Aquino, Executive Vice President of Bay View Funding. "We look forward to supporting's operations and continued growth."

"We are confident that our capital strategy will continue to drive us toward the achievement of our 2022 goals and objectives and are committed to a continual process of strengthening our financial processes and controls " said Judy Krandel, CFO of "To that point, we would like to take this opportunity to welcome our new Vice President of Finance, Said Bakiev, CPA, to lead our internal accounting and finance function."

Said Bakiev, CPA, is a senior finance and operations executive with over twenty years of experience leading startups, fast-growth, and multi-national, billion-dollar companies through improved performance and complex financial transactions. His background includes senior management, accounting, audit, advisory, and M&A work at companies such as Arthur Andersen, Ernst & Young, Renaissance Capital, Intertek, and most recently HungerRush, a SaaS company.

recruiter-favicon-32-1 About Group, Inc. is an on-demand recruiting platform providing flexible talent acquisition solutions that scale from startups to the Fortune 100. With an on-tap network of thousands of recruiting professionals, advanced artificial intelligence sourcing software, and recruitment marketing automation, helps businesses solve today's complex hiring challenges.

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Written by Miles Jennings

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