Lincoln, the international talent management company, expands its suite of services with the addition of Shapr Talent, a leading recruitment platform that links startups with the top 5% of Sales, Marketing, and HR talents.

Launched in 2020, Shapr Talent is an innovative platform that has developed technology-based expertise to identify and highlight the most promising talents. With nearly 1,500 client startups and thousands of active job seekers, Shapr has quickly become a reference in the online recruitment sector.

"We are delighted to welcome Shapr to our group. This acquisition is part of our strategy to develop innovative activities beyond traditional recruitment consulting. Their expertise in platform and lead generation, digital marketing and recruitment opens up new ways to represent talents and offer the talents we support the opportunity to be present in the entire ecosystem of tomorrow."

Gwenael Perrot, CEO of Lincoln

"Our mission has always been to connect the most promising talents with the most successful companies. We are very proud to join Lincoln and continue this mission with a major talent management consulting player and a talent representation pioneer. We are convinced that Lincoln's expertise in talent management and Shapr's technological expertise will create unique opportunities for talents and businesses around the world."

Ludovic Huraux, CEO of Shapr

With this acquisition, Lincoln continues its growth strategy after the recent acquisitions of Cooper Fitch in the United Arab Emirates and Whyz and The Executive Network in the Netherlands. Lincoln demonstrates its commitment to offering ever more effective and inspiring talent management solutions for its talents.

Thanks to Lincoln, Shapr also joins The Talent Club, an international federation of companies specializing in talent management and representation, a network that brings together more than 20 leading brands. The Talent Club is the majority shareholder of Lincoln.

"With Talent Shapr, a best in class company specialized in digital & growth talents, we further build our New Category in Talent Representation with today 20 brands of top talent management, from Athletes to Actors, from Executives to  Professionals, from Engineers to Scientific Experts. Congratulations to Gwenael and Ludovic and our warmest welcome to the Shapr Talent Team!"

Jerome Caille, CEO of The Talent Club