Glints raises $6.8m for regional expansion

Glints raises $6.8m for regional expansion

Young millennials in Vietnam and Hong Kong are the next to benefit from Glints – a unique online talent recruitment and career discovery platform.
Fueled by 6-time revenue growth, the Singapore-based startup has secured US$6.8 million in series B funding led by Monk’s Hill Ventures and backed by returning investors Wavemaker Partners, Fresco Capital and angel investor, Darius Cheung. MindWorks, a Hong Kong based global venture capital firm has also contributed.
Glints success has been attributed to their focus of helping graduates at the start of their careers. A one-of-a-kind interactive feature gives young graduates an avenue to make discoveries about their careers. The startup also develops candidates through their training arm – Glints Academy.
Employers stand to benefit from the companies focus on technology as well. The platform accelerates processes and delivers higher success rates by leveraging technology to automate candidate sourcing, matching and follow ups. Employers also realise greater cost savings as Glints only charge employers upon making a successful hire.
Glints’ current value is set above US$15 million. Their unique combination of candidate nurturing, technology and efficiency has attracted reputable businesses including GoJEK, AIA, FWD Insurance, and UOB.