Recruitment startup Apna.co raises $8M from Lightspeed, Sequoia
Apna.co, a recruitment platform for grey and blue collar workers, has raised $8 mn in Series A funding from existing investors Lightspeed India and Sequoia Capital India. The round also saw participation from new investors Greenoaks Capital and Rocketship VC.
Apna.co has created a vertical network for skilled professionals like carpenters, painters, field sales agents etc. This startup claimed that it has more than 1.2 mn users engaging on its platform.Apna.co Founder and CEO Nirmit Parikh said, “Apna’s mission is to connect people with opportunities. We want to uplift workers who form the backbone of the economy and provide them a platform to grow in their career.”