HireHunch, a Bangalore-based B2B platform that offers interview-as-a-service, has announced raising $500K funding in a seed round led by Waveform Ventures.
The seed round also saw participation from marquee angels like Alok Mittal, founder, Indifi, Saurabh Bansal, chief merchandising officer, Snapdeal, Kshitij Jain, founder, Joveo, Ram Kuppuswamy, chief procurement & supply chain officer, Hero MotorCorp, Gunjan Srivastava, CEO, Bosch Siemens (UK), Ramneek Khurana, co-founder, Lenskart, Deepak Singh Ahlawat, Founder, Anzy Global, and Ajay Gopalkrishnan, founder, Tinvio
The funds raised will be deployed for innovation-led expansion.
“The fresh funds will be utilised to develop cutting-edge technologies around various data science initiatives along with strengthening our sales and marketing teams. Our goal is to become the most trusted interviewing platform globally by building a robust platform and community of exceptional technical interviewers,” said Nawal Mishra, founder of HireHunch.
The company is also concentrating on extending its reach across borders. “We are eyeing growth and scale as we innovate and build the solution to a globally relevant business problem,” he added.
The startup claims to have successfully unlocked over 10,000 engineering hours for more than 50 companies including some top unicorns like Lenskart, Lead, Gameskraft, Junglee Games, upGrad, Purplle and other tech startups like GoodWorker, Zupee, Hubilo, Avataar and Tinvio.
“Hiring is a top priority area for all high-growth companies who are struggling to find internal managerial bandwidth to interview a large volume of prospective candidates. HireHunch is solving the problem by connecting qualified interviewers with companies that need interviewing bandwidth while enabling external interviewers to provide high-quality feedback and analytics to hiring managers,” added Arun Tadanki, Lead Investor at Waveform Ventures.