TOP NEWS Acquired By Japanese Firm, an online job search engine, has been acquired by Japanese firm Recruit Co. Ltd. Indeed was based in Stamford, CT, but also had major operations in Austin. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Indeed, it will continue as an independent operating unit of Recruit, led by it current senior management team. Indeed was venture backed by The New York Times Company, Allen & Company, and Union Square Ventures.