In 2019, NeedsList raised $1 million from Amplio Ventures, Marigold Capital, Omidyar Network, Next Wave Impact, Silicon Valley Social Ventures, and Kuo Sharper Fund.
Technology, Media, and Telecommunications
Funzi, an online education company, received a $500,000 investment from Vertical VC.
In 2019, BanQu received a $1.4M investment from ZX Ventures to expand their operations..
Tykn raised a 1.2 million Euro investment from Johan Mastenbroek in May 2019
irisguard, closed its funding round in 2017 with an undisclosed investment from Goldman Sachs.
NewBees prepares newcomers, refugees, for a job: for a place in society. They match newcomers to traineeships with local entrepreneurs and organizations, where talent and equality are key.
More Than One Perspective’s (MTOP) mission is to support labor market integration by connecting Austrian companies and highly skilled, recognized refugees.
Localized partners with schools, organizations, companies and accelerators to connect young professionals in emerging markets with experts who share roots and employers looking for talent.
Tendo improves economic certainty for employers and frontline employees by creating a place to collaborate around training and development goals. This is done using web-enabled technology that generates a verified, portable record of an individual’s workplace credentials, shared mutually and updated weekly.
Yapip is a marketplace that connects online traders to financial analysts expert at low trading fees to increase gains for traders.
Founded in 2017 by Marcela Torres, Hola
seeks to unlock opportunities for forced migrants in Latin America by preparing them for successful careers in the region’s rapidly growing technology sector.
WorkAround was founded by CEO Wafaa Arbash out of her desire to create a sustainable solution to the challenges faced by displaced people. WorkAround offers refugees, displaced persons, and other marginalized communities the opportunity to engage in “micro-work.” Individuals are hired as consultants through the WorkAround platform and then hired by a variety of technology, health, and education firms to provide data management, annotation, and cleaning services.