JobHopin, a Vietnam-based startup building an automated job-recruitment platform for Southeast Asia, revealed today that it has closed a $2.45 million Series A. This brings JobHopin’s overall raised up until now to more than $3 million, from financiers consisting of SEMA Translink, KK Fund, Mynavi Corporation, Edulab Capital Partners, NKC Asia and Canaan Capital.
Founded in 2017 by CEO Kevin Tung Nguyen, JobHopin’s matching platform, called Bunny, uses maker discovering to match candidates with tasks. The business states there have to do with 60 million understanding economy employees in Southeast Asia, and about 108 million job placements a year, but lots of positions take more than a month to fill typically, because many companies still do pre-screening work manually.
Bunny standardizes the language used in job descriptions and resumes for much better information analysis, which is then used for to discover promising prospects for employment opportunities.
JobHopin also has a database of more than 1.4 million task prospects stemmed from online databases and 2,000 enterprise clients in Vietnam, and supplies real-time market information analysis of salaries, skill supply (or the number of individuals certified to fill particular functions) and employing need. Those functions can be integrated into services like online education platforms, screening services and third-party job portals.
In a press declaration, EduLab Capital Partners Liam Pisano said, “We are thrilled to now belong to the JobHopin story and lend our assistance. This is a company that is linking the growing Vietnamese economy to a skilled workforce, while discovering ways to assist the jobseeker improve their profile and bridge the skills gap.”
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