On-demand Interview Platform InterviewDesk Raises Undisclosed Amount In Seed Round

On-demand Interview Platform InterviewDesk Raises Undisclosed Amount In Seed Round

InterviewDesk, an on-demand technical interviewing platform, announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding round led by Sugumar Natarajan, with participation from Executive Director, Anil Foods.

The round was also joined by angel investors including the former Amazon leader Lakshminarayanan Venkatajalam, Former Amazon Recruiting Leader Karthick Chandran.

The Chennai-based startup plans to use the funds to strengthen the engineering and business teams to build the tech that empowers the platform.

Founded in 2018 by Former Amazonian, Pichumani Durairaj, InterviewDesk is world’s leading on-demand interview platform built to disrupt traditional hiring methods and works on a unique concept of outsourced interviewing. The platform offers pre-assessed candidates, wherein organizations can leverage on ready to be hired bunch of candidates anytime. It helps companies to build their engineering team faster.

InterviewDesk's vision is to eliminate inefficiencies in the corporate hiring process. It specialises in carrying out interviews as a service, and to make this possible, it's team of hand-picked interviewing experts help organizations find the right candidate at the right time.

Speaking about the platform, Founder & CEO of InterviewDesk, Pichumani Durairaj, said:

"In today’s world, companies are looking for ways to scale up their hiring process for their never-ending resource need. InterviewDesk’s focus is to help companies hire quality talents faster with the balanced intervention of humans and tech.

According to the company statement, in the financial year 2022, InterviewDesk has seen a growth of 400% year-on-year. Its clients include companies such as Ally, Byjus, Rupeek, Jupiter Money, Glossier, Coin Switch Kuber and Jubilant FoodWorks.

Commenting on the funding, Executive Director of Anil Foods, Sugumar Natarajan, said:

"We are confident InterviewDesk will emerge as a great solution provider thereby impacting many candidates to land their dream jobs and for companies to find their missionaries."

Former Amazon leader, Lakshminarayanan Venkatajalam, added:

"Ever-increasing expectations from job seekers and the dire need of companies to fill roles fast across functions require a radical change in the hiring process. I believe the team at InterviewDesk and their relentless pursuit for innovation bring in this change through their platform to help both job seekers and the companies."

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