Knockri, a Toronto, Canada-based developer of artificial intelligence video-based soft-skill assessment and talent mobility solutions, closed a seed round of funding of $2.15M.
The round was led by Differential Ventures with participation from Bertelsmann Investments, Grand Ventures, and others.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach.
Co-founded by CEO Jahanzaib Ansari, CTO Faisal Ahmed, and COO Maaz Rana in 2016, Knockri provides an AI based hiring solution that assesses skills of candidates by merging industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology and artificial intelligence to better quantify key performing skills for a job role. So far, the company has enabled Fortune 500 customers in technology, consulting and pharma to assess thousands of candidates worldwide. The company’s video, audio and written screening platforms integrate into existing Applicant Tracking Systems, and the API is compatible with the most widely used and best-in-class talent acquisition solutions. Knockri has raised almost $2.5M in seed funding to date.