Glints Raises $22.5M for Career Platform

Southeast Asia’s talent platform for career development and recruitment Glints announced today (April 6) that it has raised US$22.5 million in an oversubscribed series C round led by Tokyo-listed PERSOL Holdings. The funding round includes participation from existing investors including Monk’s Hill Ventures, Fresco Capital, Mindworks Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, and other investors including Binny Bansal (co-founder of Flipkart), and Xiaoyin Zhang (ex-Goldman Sachs TMT China Head & Partner who brought Tencent, Baidu, and Alibaba public).

“With the pandemic accelerating the future of work and causing big changes in the labour market, our mission to empower the 120 million professionals in Southeast Asia is more important than ever,” said Oswald Yeo, co-founder and CEO of Glints. “Existing solutions are transactional job portals and traditional recruiters only provide part of the solution. We are scaling Glints as a full-stack talent platform to support the professionals in Southeast Asia with their career discovery and development and to solve the regional talent crunch for employers.”

With the new funding, it hopes to build more features and solutions on Glints’ Talent Ecosystem, and scale its product and engineering teams.

Announcement: Glints Raises $22.5M for Career Platform