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Desi professional network startup Apna raises $8 mn in Series A funding

The startup that seeks to provide access to local job opportunities to blue and grey collared professionals has raised the funding from Lightspeed and Sequoia Capital

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Apna plans to leverage its fresh funding to test new markets, while continuing to launch in newer cities in India.

Samreen Ahmad Bengaluru
Apna, a startup that helps skilled professionals like carpenters, painters, field sales agents and others get access to local job opportunities has raised $8 million in Series A from Lightspeed India and Sequoia Capital India. This round also saw participation from new investors, Greenoaks Capital and Rocketship VC.

Considered a LinkedIn for grey and blue collared professionals, it also facilitates these professionals to network with peers, share their accomplishments and gain new skills.

Apna plans to leverage its fresh funding to test new markets, while continuing to launch in newer cities in India. In addition, it will also be adding new features

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First Published: Sep 01 2020 | 1:10 PM IST

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