ENTITY Academy Acquires AI-Based Speech Analytics Software Company SpeakPulse
Interview preparation technology helps students prepare for job interviews;
AI-powered “mock interviews” give users a competitive edge
LA VEGAS, March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ENTITY Academy, a leading women-focused EdTech platform providing unique global educational experiences to prepare women for the 21st century workplace, announced the acquisition of SpeakPulse, a interview preparation technology that will help students prepare for job interviews. The tool will be exclusively available through Entity Academy starting today.
SpeakPulse, the sixth tool added to ENTITY’s core wraparound services, is AI-enabled speech analysis software that helps learners and job seekers improve their fluency, communication skills, interview performance and self-confidence. Features include:
- Random interview prompts with the ability to record and play 30-60 second sound bites
- Analysis, scoring and classification of speech patterns (redundancy, stuttering, stumbling), use of filler words, quality of articulation and pronunciation, and speech rates
- Opportunity to accelerate progress by meeting 1:1 with a Certified Career Coach
The app uses pattern matching techniques to identify speech patterns that reflect speaker confidence and fluency. By simulating an interview environment, users are prepared to answer real-world questions and 85% showed increased levels of confidence.
“Our mission at ENTITY is to provide women with a holistic education experience that prepares them for the future workforce and maximizes their return on investment,” said Jennifer Schwab, Founder and CEO of ENTITY. “The acquisition of SpeakPulse will help us further our goal of closing the skills, confidence and salary gaps that disproportionately affect women. The AI-powered mock interview is another ENTITY-exclusive tool that gives our students a competitive edge.”
ENTITY acquired the SpeakPulse technology from its founder, Clayton Terrisformer VP of Revenue at SV Academy and Head of Partnerships at Thinkful.
“We have found a great partner in ENTITY and we feel good about handing over the keys to him”, says the founder Clayton Terris. “SpeakPulse will enhance the user experience and add an analytics layer to the interview preparation component of the student lifecycle.”
About ENTITY Academy
Established in 2016, ENTITY is a one-stop-shop for women to upskill so they are relevant to the future workforce. The ENTITY Academy’s four-pillar methodology helps women navigate a rapidly changing career landscape, including: real-world technical skills; soft skills and leadership training; high-level mentoring; and job placement assistance. Through its unique offering, ENTITY Academy strives to have a direct impact on closing the gender pay gap by training, mentoring and placing women in 21st century careers. Learn more about ENTITY Academy at https://www.entityacademy.com
SpeakPulse is an AI-powered interview preparation technology that helps job seekers hone their interview skills. Since its inception, SpeakPulse has enabled job seekers to progress, improve their confidence and correct weak points in their speech. SpeakPulse is available exclusively to Entity Academy students. Learn more about SpeakPulse at: https://speakpulse.com/about/
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