CHAPEL HILL – RepVue, a business-to-business platform designed to drive transparency about sales organizations, is emerging from stealth mode in big ways today: Raising $1 million in seed fudning and securing the backing of veteran Triangle entrepreneur and investor Scot Wingo.

Led by Ryan Walsh – a veteran of ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor which was launched by Wingo two decades ago – RepVue is getting an infusion of capital from Knoll Ventures and Alerion Ventures.

“The funding round validates and strengthens RepVue’s mission of driving transparency in sales organizations and enabling sales professionals to discover and engage with career opportunities that best fit their skills and experience,” the company said.

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“I’m joining the board at RepVue and supporting what Ryan’s building because I think they are solving a really huge problem that every startup has – and even every business with sales people has: attracting, hiring, retaining and understanding sales talent,” Wingo tells WRAL TechWire.

Walsh explains the firm’s mission in the announcement:

“RepVue was born out of a specific mission to deliver transparency into what it’s really like to work inside the world’s most well known sales organizations, enabling sales professionals to navigate their careers much more efficiently and confidently.

“The status quo in sales recruiting is simply not working. We’re able to harness the collective intelligence and insights of tens of thousands of b2b sales professionals to not only pull the curtains back on the true selling environment of these sales orgs, but also enable sales professionals to directly engage with career opportunities through our platform.”