WorkLLama Secures $50 Million Investment to Continue ‘Evolving Platform’


WorkLLama, which provides an AI-driven relationship management suite, secured $50 million in investment funds. Details weren’t disclosed. The company said the investment indicates new demand in the market for talent technology and on-demand, highly skilled talent.

With the investment, the company hopes to accelerate product enhancements as well as continue its expansion across North America, Europe and Asia. 

“A customer’s number one asset is its people,” said WorkLLama Founder and CEO Sudhakar Maruvada. “This latest round of investment in WorkLLama cements our position in the market and allows us to further solve their number one challenge—access to talent and delivering on our promise to look at talent holistically,” 

“This additional funding means we can continue to invest in our enterprise-grade platform,” added Co-Founder and COO Saleem Khaja. “[We’re] Empowering customers and candidates with the proficiency they deserve and one simple, unified way to manage it all.”

Talent Management and More

Founded in 2016, WorkLLama offers a “total talent acquisition and engagement suite” with an applicant tracking system, talent relationship management and sourcing tools. The company aims to create a community of talent for all hiring needs in order to connect candidates with roles “that are meaningful and allow them to engage easily with brand ins their chosen field.”

According to the company, its talent marketing and relationship management capabilities — coupled with its conversational chatbot, Sofi — a crowdsourced referral engine and dynamic talent communities, mean people, suppliers and companies can be connected quickly.

In December, WorkLLama announced the addition of a number of features and benefits, including a builder for branded career sites as well as increased access to shift management. The site builder features a no-code editor which allows organizations to deliver a “content-rich, individualized experience for candidates looking for their next career,” the company said. 

Since its founding in 2016, WorkLLama’s team has grown to over 100 employees.

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