Tech-recruiting startup Andela Inc. said Wednesday it has raised $200 million to help fund its effort to connect employers with software engineers in an increasingly global search for tech talent.
SoftBank Group Corp. led the investment in the seven-year-old New York-based startup, whose platform employs artificial intelligence to match employers with workers in a range of markets including Africa, Latin American and Eastern Europe.
“Hiring remote technical talent is one of the top challenges that companies face today,” Lydia Jett, a partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers, a subsidiary that manages SoftBank’s investment funds, said in a statement. “We believe Andela will become the preferred talent partner for the world’s best companies as remote and hybrid work arrangements become the norm,” she said.
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