Arctic Shores

Arctic Shores is a global provider of Game-Based Assessments that deliver meaningful, job relevant insights about people. It is an innovative and disruptive recruitment tech business.

Arctic Shores uses game-technology and behavioural science to help organisations make better people choices and people better career choices. Bringing contrasting ideas together is what the company is all about and is the essence behind our approach to innovation.

Arctic Shores was founded in 2013 by Robert Newry & Safe Hammad and is based in Manchester, UK, with additional offices in London, UK & Singapore.

Arctic Shores’ develops online and app-based gamified psychometric tests for recruitment. Its tests use behavioural tasks and micro-shifts in responses to determine personality traits – including appetite for risk and problem-solving ability – breaking free from the traditional question-based approach.

Arctic Shores has assessed more than 500,000 candidates, and helped over 140 global clients differentiate their hiring process, engage prospective talent, and make fair selection decisions. Some of its clients, including PwC, Airbus, Siemens, and Deutsche Telekom.


Arctic Shores' solutions include Early Careers, Volume Recruitment, Experienced Hires, Employee Development, Customisation/Branding. Its assessments gather up to 12,000 data points about your candidates’ areas of natural strength and development, which are instantly presented to you in our manager report. This report also includes each candidate’s “fit” within the job role and company.


Arctic Shores has raised a total of $5.5M in investments from Beringea & Candy Ventures to-date.



  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $5.5M in 2 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: London
  • State: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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