Skillbee, a super app for migrant workers, raised $3.2m in seed funding led by Good Capital and Vibe Capital, with participation from Access Bridge Ventures, Wamda Capital, and others.
Launched in the UAE amidst Covid-19 to help Indian and other migrant workers get back on their feet, Skillbee has over 500,000 workers as registered users and more than 20,000 companies have signed up to the app to meets their human resource requirements.
Founded by Gautham Vinjamuri and Ujjawal Chauhan in mid-2020, Skillbee connects international migrant workers to job opportunities and a thriving career community.
With the latest round of funding, the startup aims to further strengthen the super app’s presence among migrant workers and double the number of companies hiring through it. They also intend to enhance the bouquet of services the app offers.
“Skillbee entered this massive industry with the mission to address these specific pain points. Going beyond connecting workers with the next aspirational, international job, we will soon offer tailor-made services like credit and insurance,” Ujjawal Chauhan, Co-founder at Skillbee, said.
The platform has over 500,000 migrant workers as registered users and over 20,000 companies have signed up to the app to hire workers from 16+ nations, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, and African countries. Over 2,000 new workers now sign up daily on Skillbee, and it is among the Top 3 Android apps in its category, with a 20% growth MoM.
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