Pickr, a Norwich, UK-based digital staffing platform for utility service providers and workers, secured £1m in funding.
Episode 1 made the investment, which follows the investment by Angels including Nick Kingsbury last year.
The company intends to use the funds to secure key senior hires and to expand its existing talent cloud of skilled workers.
Founded in 2017 and led by Kane Halsey, CEO, Pickr is a digital staffing platform for service providers in the £28bn energy and utilities sectors to reduce the cost and time of building and managing a flexible workforce. Using machine learning and intelligent automation, customers can fill their temporary, on-demand, and short-term hiring requirements within hours, saving thousands in recruitment agency fees.
The company already works with some of the UK’s leading utility service providers, including Cellex, Defusion Utility Services, HAL Utilities, and KN Network Services. In the last year, over 4,000 shifts were managed via the platform with over £350,000 in wages paid out.