InterviewDesk (ID), an on-demand technical interviewing platform, announced today that it raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding led by Sugumar Natarajan, Executive Director, Anil Foods and angel investors including the former Amazon leader Lakshminarayanan Venkatajalam, Former Amazon Recruiting Leader Karthick Chandran.
Former Amazonian, Pichumani Durairaj, founded InterviewDesk in 2018 with the mission to eliminate inefficiencies in the corporate hiring process.
The HR tech startup, which closed the funding couple of weeks back, plans to use funds to strengthen the engineering and business teams to build the tech that empowers the platform, the company announced.
“In today’s world, companies are looking for ways to scale up their hiring process for their never-ending resource need. InterviewDesk’s focus is to help companies hire quality talents faster with the balanced intervention of humans and tech,” said Pichumani Durairaj.
In the financial year 2022, InterviewDesk has seen a growth of 400% year-on-year, according to the company statement. Its clients include companies such as Ally, Byjus, Rupeek, Jupiter Money, Glossier, Coin Switch Kuber and Jubilant FoodWorks.
“We are confident InterviewDesk will emerge as a great solution provider thereby impacting many candidates to land their dream jobs and for companies to find their missionaries”, said Sugumar Natarajan, Executive Director, Anil Foods.
“Ever-increasing expectations from job seekers and the dire need of companies to fill roles fast across functions require a radical change in the hiring process. I believe the team at InterviewDesk and their relentless pursuit for innovation bring in this change through their platform to help both job seekers and the companies.”, said Lakshminarayanan Venkatajalam.
"The war for tech talent for large-scale product organisations and emerging start-ups have pushed talent acquisition function to continuously innovate to optimize the talent attraction and the hiring process to onboard right talent without diluting the hiring bar. This need has been proactively gauged by InterviewDesk team and they have started implementing customized solutions for their clients even before this Ops excellence in TA emerged as a business model," said Karthick Chandran.