Matrix Partners India has led the first institutional round of funding in Belong, a company that is transforming the way businesses hire great talent. Belong will use the funds to further accelerate its aggressive growth and customer success.
The round saw participation from Blume Ventures, and angels, including Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, co-founders of Snapdeal; Phanindra Sama, co-founder of redBus, and Raju Reddy, founder of Sierra Atlantic, among others.
Started by Vijay Sharma (ex-Exotel), Belong enables growing companies to discover and engage high-impact talent through data science and predictive analytics. The data-driven solution also helps companies kickstart engagement with candidates through personalized interactions that are backed by social insights.