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Darwinbox-HR technology platform

Darwinbox
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Darwinbox is a cutting-edge, cloud-based HR technology platform designed for large enterprises to attract, engage, and nurture their most valuable resource - talent. This mobile-first HCM solution streamlines the HR process across the entire employee life-cycle, from hire to retire, covering recruitment, onboarding, leave management, attendance, payroll, employee engagement, rewards and recognition, talent management, learning management, and people analytics. Darwinbox's SaaS platform seamlessly integrates with the existing digital enterprise ecosystem, ensuring smooth adoption at all organizational levels and enhancing overall HR efficiency.

Sector

SaaS

Milestones

  • Partnered in 2016
  • Series A in 2017
  • Series B in 2019
  • Series C in 2020
  • Series D in 2022

Founders

Rohit Chennamaneni
Rohit Chennamaneni
Jayant Paleti
Jayant Paleti
Chaitanya Peddi
Chaitanya Peddi

Investment Team

Sateesh Andra
Sateesh Andra
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SaaS

ERP Today

October 18, 2023

PwC boosts HR offerings with Darwinbox alliance

PwC has announced a new alliance with Darwinbox, a human capital management (HCM) platform, to enable the firm to enhance its HR technology solutions offerings across the UK, EU and Middle East. This alliance will allow PwC’s Workforce team to deliver high-quality HR, efficient workforce services and seamless employee experiences for clients through automation and digitization. Building on PwC’s technology offering, this alliance brings human-led technology-enabled solutions to its clients.

PwC boosts HR offerings with Darwinbox alliance
SaaS

Times of India

September 14, 2023

Corporate travel platform myBiz by MakeMyTrip partners Darwinbox

myBiz, a corporate travel solutions brand from MakeMyTrip, has formed a strategic alliance with HR platform Darwinbox to integrate travel solutions and HR processes for corporates. The partnership aims to automate travel reservations, HR protocol compliance, expense management, and GST resolution on a single platform. With over 49,000 active clients and more than 3 lakh travelers monthly, myBiz will integrate its travel and expense API with Darwinbox's HRMS API to streamline processes and improve convenience for employees. This collaboration will enhance the employee experience and create cost savings for customers.

Corporate travel platform myBiz by MakeMyTrip partners Darwinbox
SaaS

Zawya

September 12, 2023

Masafi picks Darwinbox to streamline HR functions across borders

Darwinbox's mobile-first HR platform allows Masafi to automate HR process using an Al-powered, new-age integrated and seamless platform

Masafi picks Darwinbox to streamline HR functions across borders
SaaS

Yourstory

January 18, 2023

Microsoft invests in homegrown SaaS unicorn Darwinbox

Tech giant Microsoft has invested an undisclosed amount in HR tech startup Darwinbox as part of its Series D funding.

Microsoft invests in homegrown SaaS unicorn Darwinbox
SaaS

Forbes India

January 25, 2022

David, Goliath & the Unicorn: How Darwinbox got its HR box seat

From being a pariah to becoming a darling of the big enterprises, India's newly-minted unicorn Darwinbox took on big daddies of enterprise software—SAP and Oracle—to disrupt the HR tech space

David, Goliath & the Unicorn: How Darwinbox got its HR box seat
SaaS

Times of India

January 25, 2022

Darwinbox evolves into Hyderabad’s first home-grown unicorn

Darwinbox becomes unicorn with TCV-led $72 million funding. Existing investors, including Endiya Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital India, Salesforce Ventures, 3One4 Capital, and SCB 10X also participated in the round, which pushes Darwinbox’s all-time raise to over $110 million and values it at over $1 billion, the six-year-old startup said.

Darwinbox evolves into Hyderabad’s first home-grown unicorn
SaaS

People Matters

October 22, 2021

Darwinbox youngest and only Asian firm on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM

Darwinbox debuts on Gartner’s prestigious list, making it the youngest entrant and the only one to emerge from Asia in this edition.

Darwinbox youngest and only Asian firm on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM
SaaS

Techcrunch

January 19, 2021

Salesforce leads $15M investment in Asian HR tech platform Darwinbox

Darwinbox, which operates a cloud-based human resource management platform, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as the Indian startup looks to further expand in the country and Southeast Asian markets.

Salesforce leads $15M investment in Asian HR tech platform Darwinbox
SaaS

people matters

December 6, 2019

Top 10 investments in Indian HR Tech space in 2019

As we close another exciting year for the HR Tech space, the market seems to be on a roll. The growing number of investments in the space is a validation of this. As per Deloitte Consulting LLP, the HR technology marketplace is a $400 Bn market globally. Investor interest in this sector is steadily growing globally and in India as well. It is estimated that Indian firms can save at least $600 Mn annually with HR tech. As organizations turn more towards digitization, investments in the sector are expected to grow.

Top 10 investments in Indian HR Tech space in 2019
SaaS

TechCircle

June 15, 2019

Inside Darwinbox's quest to foster evolution in HR-tech

HR is synonymous with processes. These cut across promotions, demotions, layoffs, salary hikes, attrition and transfers, among others. The larger the organisation, the larger the scale of such process. In a data-driven world, gathering insights about the organisation's workforce is a key requirement. But as the founders of Darwnbox found out, this is easier said than done.

Inside Darwinbox's quest to foster evolution in HR-tech
SaaS

People Matters

June 15, 2018

HR Tech platform Darwinbox introduces a new voicebot called ‘Darwin’

Darwin', a voicebot, was launched by Darwinbox, a cloud-based human capital management platform and an Endiya portfolio company. Checkout more on Darwin which is expected to bring 'voice-first' approach to HR Tech.

HR Tech platform Darwinbox introduces a new voicebot called ‘Darwin’
SaaS

Forbes

June 5, 2018

These HR Startups Are Using Tech To Optimize Recruiting For Some Of India's Biggest Companies

Many Indian startups are tapping into technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics to build plug-and-play platforms for large companies to assist their recruitment and hiring processes. Darwinbox exclusively taps into advanced HR technology...

These HR Startups Are Using Tech To Optimize Recruiting For Some Of India's Biggest Companies
SaaS

Business Today

August 12, 2017

All up in the cloud - Darwinbox's cloud based solutions are revolutionising the HR space

Two years ago, Rohit Chennamaneni, Jayant Prasad Paleti and Chaitanya Peddi, came together to devise a cloud-based business solution for the HR space. They called it Darwinbox.

All up in the cloud - Darwinbox's cloud based solutions are revolutionising the HR space
SaaS

The Economic Times

June 20, 2017

Darwinbox gets $4 million in Series A led by Lightspeed

Darwinbox has raised $4 million (about Rs 25 crore) in a series-A round of funding led by Lightspeed India Partners.

Darwinbox gets $4 million in Series A led by Lightspeed
SaaS

Inc42

March 18, 2017

How Darwinbox Aims To Be The Dark Horse Of HrTech Startups

Today, digital innovation influences every aspect of our workplace, and more recently, many tech startups are setting their sights on the advancement of human resources.

How Darwinbox Aims To Be The Dark Horse Of HrTech Startups
SaaS

Startup Hyderabad

December 1, 2016

Darwinbox – Maximize the value of your most critical resource

Though technology is growing at a tremendous speed and automation is the next new big thing, yet for companies and work related aspects, the human touch is very important. Big firms like Deloitte and Amazon, consider their people to be the most important resources

Darwinbox – Maximize the value of your most critical resource
SaaS

YourStory

September 12, 2016

[Startup of the day] IIT-IIM and XLRI alumni build Darwinbox for the evolution of HR universe

About 18 months ago, two IIT-IIM alumni and an XLRI alumnus got together after a four-year stint in the corporate world to make a dent in the human resource software product universe

[Startup of the day] IIT-IIM and XLRI alumni build Darwinbox for the evolution of HR universe