Kickstart Jobs, a Gurgaon, India-based entry-level talent acquisition startup, raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding.
Backers included Harshad Lahoti’s ah! Ventures, Vivek Joshi – Founder, Wyzen Tech; Mohit Satyanand – Chairman, Team Works Art; Amit Banati – President (Asia Pacific), Kellogg’s; Arun Khanna – President (Asia), Dun and Bradstreet and a few others.
Started in August 2015 by Samriddhi Malhotra (who heads product development and operations) and Abhishek Srivastava (who heads strategy and business development), Kickstart Jobs provides a platform to connect entry level candidates with prospective employers and vice versa. Operational in the key north Indian territories of Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon, with a workforce of 10 employees and 2 promoters, the company has registered more than 5,000 candidates, enlisted about 3000 vacancies, and conducted more than 2000 interviews.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations.