Daivergent, a New York-based technology startup that allows companies to fulfill their data-labeling needs at scale, closed $950k in seed funding.
Investors included Western Technology Investment, Kapor Capital, NY Angels, HBS Alumni Angels NY, Esther Dyson, Brian Jacobs, Ron Lascoe, Marc Weill, and Fiona & Ozgen Dogan.
The company intends to use the funds to expand the team, increase product offerings, and engage new industries.
Co-founded by Byran Dai, CEO, and Rahul Mahida, Daivergent provides a software platform that enables autism talent to enter into the remote workforce for the first time, providing a pre-screened autism candidate pool for employers seeking to hire remote contingency workers and/or in-person employees for their organizations.
The marketplace platform is already supporting the development of data products in artificial intelligence, retail/e-commerce, transportation, and healthcare.
The company is already serving 15 corporate clients and is now expanding into new business lines across its startup and Fortune 500 customers.
It is a recent graduate of the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator.