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In Pictures: Eight start-ups hiring during the lockdown

Updated : 2020-06-01 17:42:47

The continuing lockdown in the country has severely affected the economy and many firms in the country. Companies have been forced to take measures such as cutting down salary and even dismiss staff to tackle the crisis. However, there are some firms that are not only not following the general pattern but instead are hiring staff. Here is a look at them:

The continuing lockdown in the country has severely affected the economy and many firms in the country. Companies have been forced to take measures such as cutting down salary and even dismiss staff to tackle the crisis. However, there are some firms that are not only not following the general pattern but instead are hiring staff. Here is a look at them:
The continuing lockdown in the country has severely affected the economy and many firms in the country. Companies have been forced to take measures such as cutting down salary and even dismiss staff to tackle the crisis. However, there are some firms that are not only not following the general pattern but instead are hiring staff. Here is a look at them:
 1: NoBroker.com : After securing Series-D funding of $30 million in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bengaluru-based NoBroker is looking to expand its employee base of 1,500. Reports suggest the company is also mulling pay hikes of between 7 to 25 percent for its team.
1: NoBroker.com: After securing Series-D funding of $30 million in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bengaluru-based NoBroker is looking to expand its employee base of 1,500. Reports suggest the company is also mulling pay hikes of between 7 to 25 percent for its team.
 2: ClassPlus:  It's first round of funding — $9 million — in early May has allowed edu-tech start-up ClassPlus to invest in the expansion of its product portfolios. The company’s co-founder Mukul Rustagi says ClassPlus will also aggressively hire across technology and product portfolios thanks to fuel from its funding.
2: ClassPlus: It's first round of funding — $9 million — in early May has allowed edu-tech start-up ClassPlus to invest in the expansion of its product portfolios. The company’s co-founder Mukul Rustagi says ClassPlus will also aggressively hire across technology and product portfolios thanks to fuel from its funding.
 3: Clickpost:  The logistics start-up has seen a six-fold jump in revenue across the last 12 months and has been increasing it's headcount by 30 percent in the last two months. According to co-founder Naman Vijay, Clickpost has been actively hiring across tech and marketing verticals. The company’s decision to focus on overseas markets could open up more employment opportunities.
3: Clickpost: The logistics start-up has seen a six-fold jump in revenue across the last 12 months and has been increasing it's headcount by 30 percent in the last two months. According to co-founder Naman Vijay, Clickpost has been actively hiring across tech and marketing verticals. The company’s decision to focus on overseas markets could open up more employment opportunities.
 4:Khatabook:  After closing its Series-B funding of $60 million barely 10 days ago, Indian fintech major Khatabook is looking to hire too. The company’s co-founder Ravish Naresh announced on Twitter, that the company is looking to scale-up its tech team. Khatabook is a technology platform that lets small business owners handle their company’s accounts digitally.
4:Khatabook: After closing its Series-B funding of $60 million barely 10 days ago, Indian fintech major Khatabook is looking to hire too. The company’s co-founder Ravish Naresh announced on Twitter, that the company is looking to scale-up its tech team. Khatabook is a technology platform that lets small business owners handle their company’s accounts digitally.
 5:LeverageEdu:  The edu-tech start-up has announced that it will begin hiring across a range of portfolios. The company’s co-founder, Akshay Chaturvedi has tweeted that his company will begin hiring to fill vacancies in business development, content writing, SEO management, full-stack management and art direction.
5:LeverageEdu: The edu-tech start-up has announced that it will begin hiring across a range of portfolios. The company’s co-founder, Akshay Chaturvedi has tweeted that his company will begin hiring to fill vacancies in business development, content writing, SEO management, full-stack management and art direction.
 6: Delhivery:  Softbank-backed logistics start-up Delhivery is looking to expand its “hub, gateway and FC operations” in Gurgaon, Bhiwandi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, according to co-founder Salil Barua, where it is now looking to expand its mid-level operational teams. Salil added that Delhivery is also in the process of hiring mid and senior-level talent with experience in finance, for the company’s Credit team.
6: Delhivery: Softbank-backed logistics start-up Delhivery is looking to expand its “hub, gateway and FC operations” in Gurgaon, Bhiwandi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, according to co-founder Salil Barua, where it is now looking to expand its mid-level operational teams. Salil added that Delhivery is also in the process of hiring mid and senior-level talent with experience in finance, for the company’s Credit team.
 7: CashKaro:  Cashback and coupons site CashKaro is looking to expand teams in Chennai and Gurgaon, according to co-founder Swati Bhargava. While the company’s Chennai office is hiring in tech, the Gurgaon branch is looking to hire a digital marketing lead and SEO lead, and has vacancies in customer retention and content marketing.
7: CashKaro: Cashback and coupons site CashKaro is looking to expand teams in Chennai and Gurgaon, according to co-founder Swati Bhargava. While the company’s Chennai office is hiring in tech, the Gurgaon branch is looking to hire a digital marketing lead and SEO lead, and has vacancies in customer retention and content marketing.
 8: Hike:  Messaging app hike is looking to fill 20 vacancies, in the hope to boost its product portfolio. The company will be hiring freshers from colleges in line with its ZerTo2 programme, in design, marketing, tech, engineering and user research roles.
8: Hike: Messaging app hike is looking to fill 20 vacancies, in the hope to boost its product portfolio. The company will be hiring freshers from colleges in line with its ZerTo2 programme, in design, marketing, tech, engineering and user research roles.
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