Former Nerdery Recruiter Turns Tech Entrepreneur With Croocial


“Tired of being recruited? Become the recruiter.”

That’s the motto of new Minnesota startup Croocial which has developed a recruiting platform that’s all about referral networks and bounty hunting.

“Croocial is for those who aren’t necessarily seeking a new job but know others who are,” explains founder James “JD” Dietrich.

The idea first came to him back in 2013 based on previous experience with technical recruiting while at The Nerdery during their heyday.