Vahan, a Bangalore, India-based recruitment platform for blue-collar workers, raised $8 million in Series A round, led by existing investor Khosla Ventures.
Airtel, Shakti VC, Pioneer Fund (Y Combinator alumni fund), Spike Ventures (Stanford University alumni fund), Vijay Shekhar Sharma (CEO, Paytm), Guru Gowrappan (Group CEO, Verizon Media, and former Global MD, Alibaba), Kevin Shannon (former CFO, Harvard Management Company) and others also participated in the round.
The funding will help the company further scale up its recruitment business and build new product offerings.
Company: Vahan Inc.
Round: Series A
Funding Month: September 2021
Lead Investors: Khosla Ventures
Additional Investors: Airtel, Shakti VC, Pioneer Fund, Spike Ventures, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Guru Gowrappan, and Kevin Shannon
Company Website: http://vahan.co/
Software Category: Recruitment platform
About the Company: Founded in 2016 by Madhav Krishna, Vahan is a technology-driven platform that helps blue-collar workers find jobs and employers, the right candidate. Vahan's AI-Driven virtual assistant helps field sales teams and frontliners do better work at scale. A web-based dashboard allows employers to track usage data that can be used for business intelligence. Their virtual assistant is completely customizable to align with employers' support, training, communication, and reporting needs.