Hiration Raises $3M in Seed Funding

Hiration, a San Francisco, CA and New Delhi, India-based platform that offers resources for qualified candidates to create resumes and find a role, raised $3M in seed funding.

Backers included from Prime Venture Partners, Venture Highway and Y Combinator, among others.

The company intends to use the funds for hiring and growth.

Founded in 2017 by Aditya Sharma and Anish Raj Sikka, Hiration provides a technology platform for qualified candidates to write an effective resume that is customized to ensure that it passes through today’s tech-powered candidate review tools and is received by recruiters. While resume-building is at the core of the platform, the company also helps job seekers at every step of the process, from drafting an effective cover letter, to creating digital portfolios and preparing for interviews in their chosen field.

The company has partnered with over 80 universities and nonprofits specializing in workforce development, including Stanford University, University of Idaho, Brandeis University, San Diego State University, Indiana University–Purdue University (IUPUI), the Southwestern Oregon Workforce Investment Board (SOWIB), and others.

While resume writing, optimization and design is the core of Hiration’s offering, the platform’s customized flow also offers job seekers additional tools like a cover letter builder, online portfolios, LinkedIn SEO optimization, and comprehensive interview preparation.