Skillenza India is an online talent management and a hiring company. This Bengaluru based startup provides a platform that helps enterprises engage professionals across skill sets such as; machine learning, programming, inside sales, operations, and product management.
Skillenza India was founded in 2014 by Subhendu Panigrahi, Rajesh Pai, and Prashant Koirala. Mr. Panigrahi is an active community leader of the Bengaluru startup ecosystem. He is a food engineer by education and has also been a startup curator with Innovation Angels.
The company was formed keeping in mind the massive shift in the way software is developed in today’s world. Most of the coders and developers find themselves lacking in the latest skill sets while companies struggle to find the right talent.
Skillenza India- One-Stop Platform For Skill-Based Learning!
The company believes in changing the traditional hiring cycles while providing a platform for users to pursue and kindle their career ambitions. Skillenza India is working on credentialing final year students from engineering colleges and creating a repository of talent. These ranked and verified profiles will help companies to hire talent quickly.
The platform that Skillenza India offers enables job seekers to showcase their skill sets by solving real-life challenges and problem statements posted by potential employers. There are 30-minute quizzes, case study competitions, programming tasks, and 24-hour hackathons to evaluate and engage talent.
In the process, Skillenza India is solving two main concerns faced by both employers and job seekers i.e. How to spot quality and relevant talent as well how individuals can shape their careers and find right opportunities to march ahead in their career path.
The Road Map
In 2018, Skillenza in the Indian job marketplace was named the winner of the Judges Choice award at the Top 100 qualifiers, the event was held in Bengaluru. The company also went on to represent India at Echelon Asia Summit 2018 which was held in Singapore.
In May 2019, the company has secured a US$1 million funding in a pre-series A round led by CBA Capital’s Education Catalyst Fund. Besides that, the existing investors, Tracxn Labs and Blume Ventures also participated in the funding round along with CIO Angel Network, Let’s Venture, Hyderabad Angels, and Keiretsu Forum.
Skillenza India plans to use these funds to support regional expansion by entering tier2 and 3 cities in India and also on product development by creating new modules for assessing software engineers.
To know more about this one-stop platform for skill-based learning, contact the team of Skillenza today!
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