Legion Technologies, a Menlo Park, CA-based intelligent workforce engagement platform provider, raised $10.5m in series A financing.
The round, which brings the total amount raised to $13.5m, was led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from seed investors First Round Capital, XYZ Ventures and Webb Investment Network. In conjunction with the funding, Sean Jacobsohn, partner at Norwest, joined Legion Technologies’ board of directors.
The new funding will accelerate the delivery of the Legion platform to customers and allow the company to scale.
Founded by Sanish Mondkar, formerly Chief Product Officer & EVP at SAP SG and EVP Product, Technology & Operations at Ariba Inc., Legion provides a solution that uses AI-based technology to automatically match employees to work, taking into account labor forecast, employee preferences, compliance and other factors. This enables employers to gain efficiency in labor management but provides their workforce with a wide spectrum of work options that they seek, improving retention and culture.
Hourly employees get access to Legion’s mobile application providing them with a customized experience and controls. Within the mobile application, employees can get personalized schedules and shift offers presented to them, without compromising employer business policies and labor compliance laws.