Babajob.com has secured USD 10 million funding from SEEK Limited. As per the company, new fund will be used to grow Babajob ’s team and brand, developing mobile apps, and to improve its telephony services such as ‘Missed Calls for Jobs’ and ‘RapidHire’ in order to fulfill Babajob ’s mission of connecting all Indians to better jobs.
This is the second round of venture funding for Babajob. Earlier, the platform raised Rs 3.5 crore from Gray Ghost Ventures and Khosla Impact in 2012.
Babajob ’s platform current focuses on jobs from service line categories like sales, helper, maid, BPO, Cook, Data entry, Steward, receptionist, beautician, nurse etc.
Currently job seekers can give a miss call @ 08880004444 to get a call from babajob.com for free registration. One can also register either by filling up the registration form or through google plus or facebook.
Currently they offer services in over 20 cities in India which includes Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, Mumbai and Pune.
SEEK is a diverse group of companies with a strong portfolio of employment, education and volunteer businesses which span across Australia, New Zealand, China, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, South Africa, Kenya, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Mr. Sean Blagsvedt, the CEO and Founder of Babajob.com said “We are excited to find a strong partner in SEEK, who shares our vision of using technology to connect everyone on the planet to better jobs, especially those in emerging markets. We are honored to be their first investment in India and look forward to bringing access to better jobs to every Indian and to helping every employer reliably hire aspiring workers.”
SEEK International Corporate Development Director, Ronnie Fink said “Babajob is an exciting opportunity for us. We’ve been very impressed with the capabilities of the management team, and we look forward to assisting them achieve their goal of helping connect more aspiring Indians to jobs,”