WizeHire, a Houston, TX-based provider of a hiring solution for small businesses, closed a $7.5m Series A funding round.
The round was co-led by Amplo and Mercury with participation from Ruchit Shah and RigUp co-founder Sandeep Jain. In conjunction with the funding, Amplo’s Sam Garcia, will join WizeHire’s board along with Heath Butler, Managing Director at Mercury.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Led by Sid Upadhyay, co-founder and CEO, WizeHire provides small businesses with a hiring solution to attract top talent and simplify their recruiting process. More than 7,000 businesses currently use WizeHire.
During the pandemic period, WizeHire launched a free version of its product to help small businesses rehire, and partnered with lenders for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to make relief more accessible to local businesses.