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High-Volume Recruitment Start-Up Giraffe Closes Second Funding Round

April 17, 2018

Giraffe, the automated high-volume recruitment start-up, today announced that it has closed a second round of equity funding, led by Edge Growth’s Vumela Fund. Other funders include Omidyar Network, the Brozin family’s Forever Young Capital, and Catapult Trust.

“Giraffe continues to revolutionize the hiring process in South Africa, especially for medium-skilled workers,” said Badri Pillapakkam, investment partner at Omidyar Network. “The seasoned and mission-aligned founding team, the product roadmap towards full-stack hiring automation, and the opportunity for disrupting high-volume medium-skilled recruitment across emerging markets excites us.”

Read the full press release here.

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