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Blue Collar Recruitment Startup WorkIndia Raises Funding From BEENEXT

Blue Collar Recruitment Startup WorkIndia Raises Funding From BEENEXT

Mumbai-based technology recruitment marketplace founded by a group of IIT/IIM alumni, WorkIndia has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from BEENEXT, a Singapore-based early stage technology fund.

WorkIndia has developed a geo-positioning based technology product for automating recruitment in the blue/grey segment.

Incepted in 2015, WorkIndia is a marketplace that enables blue and grey collar employees find a job based on their skills. The startup aims to organize the blue /grey collar sector in a way so that employers can connect to the right employees, and that every employee can get a suitable job.

“WorkIndia makes it possible for the potential employees to get all the information with just a few clicks on our Android geo-positioning mobile app, while our operation team makes sure that due diligence is followed in the screening process so that the employers get better quality candidates who actually meet their requirements.”

The raised capital will be utilised towards enhancing the technology product for automating the employer-employee matching process.

WorkIndia was started by personnels with experience across tech industry. Its core team members include Kunal Patil, Ajay Kumar, Nilesh Dungarwal, Moiz Arsiwala, Aashish Mittal and Jatin Jakharia.

Jatin Jakharia, Nilesh Dungarwal and Moiz Arsiwala, co-founders of WorkIndia said, “We are honored to have the able guidance of Teruhide and Dirk, co-founders of BEENEXT. We look forward to leveraging their past entrepreneurial and global experience in furthering our passion viz. the employment of every single candidate in the 237 Mn strong blue/grey employee segment of India”.

In October 2015, WorkIndia had raised $500K in pre-Series A round of funding led by founders of Citrus Pay (Satyen Kothari), Venture Works (Keshav Sanghi), Discovery Capital (Riddhesh Gandhi), and select partners/MDs in MNC banks.

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