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HRTech platform raises $2.5 million seed funding

HRTech platform raises $2.5 mn seed funding from YCombintor, Binny Bansal’s Three State Capital


HRTech platform raises $2.5 million seed funding, an HRtech platform that enables companies to leverege data in making more efficient compensation decisions, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by YCombinator and Binny Bansal’s Three State Capital. San Francisco-based Tribe Capital and Pioneer fund also participated in the round. 

The company plans to use the funds to strengthen the community, build new products and primarily scale up the engineering and product teams for product development.

Founded in 2019 by three graduates from IIT Kanpur -Anurag Dixit, Anshul Mishra, and Ramesh Konatham, the startup uses real-time compensation benchmarking data to help companies make more efficient compensation decisions and eliminate pay disparities. The company has also announced launch of CompUp is a full-stack compensation management platform that brings together all the compensation data and insights into one place. This will be used by companies to compare, strategise, and communicate ‘Total rewards’ to their employees, and candidates.

CompUp is launching ‘Compensation Insider’, a community where CHROs and Reward professionals across sectors and companies would come together to share best practices around rewards and contribute towards building a global compensation platform that will make fair pay a reality. The platform will transform the way pay processes are managed in companies, to drive a higher fairness quotient among employees.

“We believe that this problem of pay disparities can be solved only when companies come together to democratize access to real-time compensation benchmarks. This is the reason why ‘Total Rewards’ leaders of funded startups are coming together to form an invite-only community, with us” said Anurag Dixit, Co-founder of 

This community will be leveraged as a platform to generate a wealth of insights into best practices around “Total” rewards and contribute towards building a world-class solution to eliminate pay disparities. HireSure aims to achieve pay parity  by helping companies leverage data to make scientific and fair people decisions starting with compensation.

“As of now, compensation data is sitting in silos in multiple systems. Our product CompUp aggregates compensation data from multiple systems and comes up with insights to make better compensation decisions,” said Anurag. “More than half of the world’s GDP is salaries. Yet there is no full stack solution to provide real-time compensation benchmarks, insights and also enable companies to make data-driven compensation decisions for their employees. This results in removing biases in decision-making and reducing pay disparities. We have a first mover advantage in solving this real-world challenge,” Anurag added.

For HireSure, India is going to be first market as it is also the largest market for skilled workforce globally with market size worth $3billion growing at a CAGR of 22%.  The company has currently partnered with 200+ funded startups in India including Meesho, Slice, Dream11, Apna, Porter, Dunzo, Khatabook, and Rapido. The aim is to partner with about 800 startups by the end of 2023 and will then expand our offering to Southeast Asia & Middle East. The company has also appointed: Satheesh K V Cofounder Spottabl, and former Sr. Director HR at Flipkart on its advisory board member. 

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