[Funding alert] Jobs platform apna enters unicorn club after raising $100M Series C round led by Tiger Global

Work and expert systems administration stage Apna.Co has tied down near $100 million in Series C financing drove by Tiger Global. The round likewise saw interest from Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, Sequoia Capital India, Maverick Ventures, and GSV Ventures. 

With this round, Apna has achieved an absolute valuation of $1.1 billion. 

The startup means to go into overdrive to economically address the monstrous difficulties of joblessness, neediness, and upskilling. 

The organization intends to utilize the returns to additionally fortify its essence in the 28 urban areas it is functional in and extend skillet India before the finish of 2021 to assist with speeding up India's economy. 

Apna likewise plans to twofold down on its edtech stage for skilling, put resources into employing excellent ability, and building top notch designing and item capacities. It intends to construct a worldwide endeavor by wandering into new business sectors like the US, South East Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, beginning in 2022. 

Sharing his perspectives, Nirmit Parikh, Founder and CEO, apna, said, "apna has a profound social reason, and is focused on revelation and production of freedoms to upgrade a billion vocations, across topographies. With the proceeded with help of our accomplices, we plan to speed up our excursion of 'addressing for the world.'" 

The startup has become over 125X over the most recent 15 months and is at present leading near 18 million meetings every month. 

Griffin Schroeder, Partner, Tiger Global, said, "apna's viral reception is driven by an original social and intuitive way to deal with associating businesses with work searchers. We expect work searchers looking for significant associations and reviewed freedoms to drive apna's proceeded with dangerous development across India – and the world." 

The startup's work stage use a complex calculation that matches applicants with businesses considering their abilities, experience, and inclinations. The application contains near 70+ networks for talented experts like craftsmen, painters, telecallers, field deals specialists, conveyance work force, and others. 

The apna networks have empowered clients to develop their expert organizations, upskill through peer learning and discover gig openings. The people group have empowered 17 million distributed proficient discussions in the previous month. 

Many driving organizations, like Zomato, Bharti AXA, Urban Company, BYJU'S, PhonePe, Burger King, Delhivery, Teamlease, and G4S Global, depend on apna to address their generally earnest and basic employing needs.

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