The edtech Talently has announced that it has closed a $3M seed-round with 500 Startups Latam, Alaya Capital, Salkantay Ventures, Newtype Ventures, Potencia Ventures, Latin Leap, and others.
Talently is a startup which trains and connects talent with international companies through an employment market. The company has experienced a 50% increase in revenue and growth since the outbreak.
The platform provides software developers with tools that allow them to apply for job opportunities. Talently provides training on employability skills, such as personal branding or job interview management.
The strengthening of technical skills and technical English are two other areas.
The platform makes an assessment of each profile so that the training is personalized according to the student’s needs.
Talently’s marketplace also helps them access job opportunities in some of the most relevant technology companies and startups globally, such as Pinterest, Nubank, Mercado Libre, and Paypal, among others.
With this new funding, Talently will launch a “smart match” platform where companies will streamline and reduce their recruiting process by up to 50%.
The startup’s value proposition is that companies will be able to hire an employee in less than 10 days.
The new platform will be available in Mexico and the USA. Talently will be able consolidate its operations with Peru, Colombia, Mexico, and Argentina through this seed round.