Networking and jobs platform Apna raises $70 million led by Insight Partners and Tiger Global
Existing investors, Sequoia Capital India, Lightspeed India, Greenoaks Capital and Rocketship VC have also participated in the round.
Apna said that it will use the proceeds to strengthen its presence in existing cities and expand pan-India over the next six months to help restart India's economy.
The team plans to double down on their edtech platform for skilling by continuing to invest in hiring exceptional talent and building world class engineering and product capabilities.
Additionally, Apna plans to expand to high potential international markets such as Southeast Asia and the US in the coming year.
Apna has witnessed exceptional growth since its launch - with more than 10 million users and over 100,000 employers relying on Apna to find appropriate job opportunities and talent.
"We believe that our investment will enable Apna to continue their steep growth trajectory, scale up their operations, and improve access to opportunities for India's workforce," said Nikhil Sachdev, Managing Director, Insight Partners.
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