About us
We started in 2015 with the idea of making a difference in the way recruitment is done. The goal was to leverage intelligence and automation in recruitment. When we started we did not have an idea of what the end product would look like. The first couple of years was spent in finding the right product market fit, in addition to building the core technology of an intelligent profile search and matching engine.
After two years and three iterations we settled on "sourcing automation" as the area of focus. Our goal was to be the best in class sourcing automation tool out there. Our choice of focusing on this niche for almost 2 years allowed our clients to leverage sourcing automation and making it work with their exisitng recruitment tool with pre-built zero effort integration.
And then came covid. Our customers in staffing and recruitment were the most hit during this period as their customers reduced and pulled back on hiring. As the whole industry hunkered down we also got impacted by the slowdown.
At the same time while we had to tighten our belts and hunker down we also had the time to think of what next beyond sourcing. This is when built out automation across the whole recruitment lifecycle. We moved during this period from sourcing automation to recruitment automation.
This is where we are today, hyper focussed on bringing in automation to the whole of recruitment within staffing companies and corporates.
We are a angle funded company, continuing to be a boot-strapped as we grow organically with customers seeing value in what we provide. We are a small team of 10, with the engineering team working out of Bangalore and the Business development team working out of Boston and Bangalore serving the US, Canada and India markets.
  • Company started
    Jan 2015
    We started as a small team of 3 engineers founded by Shiva, with some angel funding.
  • First 2 iterations of the product
    Jan 2015 to Dec 2017
    passive candidate search - It was a tool to find passive candidates for a requirement from anywhere online. The market rejected the tool very quickly (Talk to us if you want to know why)
    Recruitment marketplace - A marketplace connecting companies to recruiters. The product quickly gained traction, but it was clear that the solution was less of a tech product and more a operation rich one, which did not align with our goals
  • Launch of Hirewand unified search automation
    Nov 2018
    Our customers now had a unified search app across all their job boards and their internal database. We knew we were on the right path, albeit still at the start of the journey.
  • onboarded our 10th enterprise customer
    (1000+ recruiters)
    Apr 2019
    The team continues to enhance and refine the product based on customer feeback.
  • Onboarded our 40th enterprise customer
    (5000+ recruiters)
    June 2019-Feb 2020
    We continue to scale and build an enterprise class product that now scales at 1000+ new recruiters every week.
    Feb 2020 - Dec 2020
    Covid hit our growth badly. Our customers who are predominantly staffing and recruitment firms saw their incoming requirement dry up leading to massive scaling down which then affected both our existing customers and also our prospects who did not want to do any new purchases during the downturn.
    This period of downtime also gave us the breathing space to think of and work on our roadmap. We moved beyond sorucing to complete recruitment automation. The engineering team got heads down building out recruitment automation for our next release.
  • Laungh of recruitment automation
    Feb 2021
    We finally launched the first version of our recruitment automation software, while the team continues to work on extending the automation capablity to every corner of the recruitment workflow. We expect to be on this path through the whole of 2021