Virtual recruitment platform Expertia AI has raised $1.2 Mn in a seed funding round led by Chiratae Ventures and Endiya Partners with participation from Entrepreneur First and angel investor Archana Priyadarshini. The company is planning to leverage the investment for hiring a team of AI researchers and software developers and create product awareness in the Indian market.
According to a report carried out by the Hindu Business Line, Expertia AI currently has a client base of over 500 companies, 1,000 recruiters, and over one lakh professionals actively using the platform. It offers a one-click hiring solution to SMEs that helps them automatically source and identifies the top ten candidates from a pool of applicants invited from 25-plus job boards.
Commenting on the latest round of funding, Kanishk Shukla, Co-founder and CEO, said, “Our vision is to become a global skill cloud offering real-time hiring as a service to businesses worldwide. Our first solution tailored for the SMEs is an AI-powered virtual recruiter which uses proprietary algorithms, metadata and platform integrations to organically source and deliver top 10 job applicants within a few hours.”
The report further stated that this year, the company is planning to offer additional skill advisory solutions to business employees helping companies reskill, upskill, and retain professionals.
Adding to the comments, Sateesh Andra of Endiya Partners, said, “There is an urgent need for companies to hire better candidates sooner. Expertia AI-enabled ATS platform helps attract quality employees in less time. Kanishk and Akshay bring together a good mix of tech/AI and business/domain expertise to make this happen. Endiya is excited to partner with them in building this new-age recruitment and skill platform.