Hired closes $70m Series C, bringing total investment to $100m

The online marketplace for engineering talent will use the funding to invest in new technology and build their global team

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Hired.com, an online marketplace for engineering talent, has raised $70m in Series C funding to bring their total investment to $100m.

Investors include the Ontario Pension Board and wealth advisory firm Glenmede Trust, both of whom already have a stake in the firm via venture capital (VC) investments.

The San Francisco-headquartered business, launched in London in March 2015 and will use the use the funding to invest in new technology and build their global team.

It currently has 17 offices in six countries and counts the likes of Lyst, JustGiving, Deliveroo, and the Financial Times among its clients.

Mehul Patel, CEO of Hired, said:

“The financial resources from this Series C round will allow us to continue to invest in new technologies, enhance our data science capabilities, and continue to build an outstanding global team that will enable us to keep growing.”

“My hope is that we can be the partner people turn to as they move from one opportunity to the next, to fulfil our own mission of helping everyone get a job they love.”

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