Hiree takes the job – gets acquired by online classifieds major Quikr


The most famous E-classified player Quikr has attained the Hiree to focus on the white collar job market. This platform former only offers the jobs for blue collar, grey collar and entry level jobs across India.


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Along with the progressive consolidations in this year, the one more considerable acquirement has been announced. As the way, the Quikr is going to acquire the Bengaluru based job portal Hiree, that will be combined with its jobs vertical Quikr and will manage out of the Quikr Head quarters.

However, this combined entry will definitely make a perfect recruitment platform to connect nearly four million candidates with the recruiters around the country. Of course, no other financial information was disclosed.

In fact, this online platform is founded by the ex employees of Yahoo who is named Manjunath Talwar and Abhijith Khasnis. Nowadays, this company has also launched its service for mobile android users too.


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Present changes in the Quikr

Now, the hiree had received financial support to the tune of Rs.20 crore from the IDG ventures and Angels includes Raghu Krishnandha, Prashanth Kirtane and Shamsunder Talreja. Besides, Quikr had raised $346 million from the different investors like Warburg Pincus, Kinnevik, Norwest Venture partners, Matrix partners India and Nokia Growth Partners. In this way, the Quikr platform is used by over 30 million users in a month.

Furthermore, it has the existence in nearly 1000 cities in India and manages a large number of classifieds businesses in the education, consumer to the consumer category, homes, cars, services and jobs.

Founder of the Quikr and CEO Pranay Chulet announced “We have commenced Quikr jobs with the goal to connect the Bharat and India for the recruitment industry.  We have also created the beneficial business model and this is the time to level up”.