Sampingan, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based on-demand workforce startup, secured US$1.5m in pre-series A funding round.
The round was led by Golden Gate Ventures, Antler and a number of notable angels.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations.
Led by Wisnu Nugrahadi, CEO, Sampingan is a platform providing Indonesians with jobs across the country and letting agents to become resellers for small and medium sized companies. It leverages on over 150,000 agent-partners across Indonesia as on-demand workers. Through their platform, they have created a vast network of on-the-ground agents and community leaders who have hyper-local access and insights into second and third tier cities and towns in Indonesia. This allows businesses to complete specific tasks, such as merchant acquisition or data collection in various parts of Indonesia.
Sampingan focuses on jobs such as sales, data collection, distribution and collection, and dispatch.
GO-JEK, OYO, Unilever and Danone are among its clients.
The company has a team of 60 people based out of Jakarta, Indonesia.