Kickstart Jobs raises funding from Ah! Ventures and others


Kickstart Jobs, Gurgaon based startup for entry level hiring, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed round led by Ah! Ventures. Other participants in the round were Vivek Joshi (Founder Wyzen Tech), Mohit Satyanand (Chairman Team Works Art), Arun Khanna (President of Asian region – Dun and Bradstreet) and Amit Banati (President of Asia Pacific region – Kellog’s) and others.

Kickstart Jobs was founded in August 2015 by Samridhi Malhotra and Abhishek Srivastava. It focuses on entry level hiring and connects the job seeking fresher candidates with the potential employers.

In less than a year of launch, the startup has expanded its reach in cities like Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon, covering most of NCR. It currently boasts of having conducted over 2000 interviews and enlisted 3000 vacancies from various employers. Right now, there are over 5000 registered candidates on the platform. The team is 10 member strong.

Speaking on the development, Harshad Lahoti, Founder CEO – Ah! Ventures said that the main fact which made him interested to invest was the potential growth this sector has in the coming future. There are over 500 million people working India and with over 12 million new potential coming in every year, there is a need to effectively leverage the opportunity and the approach of the team is pretty positive.