Technical Acumen Measurement Startup DoSelect Raises Seed Funding From 3one4 Capital and Others
The funds would be deployed to scale current traction areas through targeted marketing and sales funnels along with product enhancements that move the needle for HR teams worldwide, vis-a-vis measurement of technical acumen in their respective organizations.
To help organizations quantify their technical talent, HR-Tech startup DoSelect, has received its seed round of funding from 3one4 Capital, Aarin Capital, Mumbai Angels led by Mohit Saxena (Co-Founder, InMobi), Singapore Angel Network along with a cohort of individual investors. The amount remains undisclosed.
DoSelect’s SaaS product suite is enabling HR and Engineering teams measure technical prowess by exposing engineers to real life application scenarios which require them to solve problems for the “code, test, debug, deploy” lifecycle. DoSelect’s suite is geared for talent acquisition, learning and workforce planning teams. With its powerful assessment engine, they are enabling tests on a diverse set of programming languages, frameworks and technologies which makes it easier to evaluate skills of any developer.
Speaking on the development, Pranav Pai on behalf of Mohandas Pai’s 3one4 Capital said, “DoSelect has built a technical assessment platform that helps companies make the best hiring decisions based on real skills and experience.
The key components involve ensuring that requirements are structured clearly, that over 50 of the latest frameworks and environments are supported out of the box, and that the candidates are tested with technically-relevant exercises that replicate real-world situations for the open positions. No more multiple-choice questions and tired algorithms on a whiteboard! Candidates will also have better resources to prepare for these technical interviews by utilizing this platform before the interviews.
The team has a deep understanding of the needs on both sides of the technical interview and is using their domain expertise to deliver clear long-term benefits to all the stakeholders by removing the many asymmetries and manual inefficiencies that exist. When replicated at scale, this unleashes a tremendous improvement to the human resource dimension of the tech ecosystem. We are immensely excited to be working with DoSelect in solving this core need.”
DoSelect is a 12 member team with clients of the order of Amazon India, InMobi and Atom Technologies. The funds would be deployed to scale current traction areas through targeted marketing and sales funnels along with product enhancements that move the needle for HR teams worldwide, vis-a-vis measurement of technical acumen in their respective organizations.
Commenting on the development, Rohit Tirkey, Co-Founder, DoSelect stated, “We are trying to shift the current technical measurement landscape. 3one4 Capital with its poignant HR insights and a rigorous product + tech. world view brings much value to our product road-map. The added belief of ecosystem experts like Mohit Saxena and Mumbai Angels validates our track.”
The founding team is comprised of Iliyas Shirol, Sanket Saurav, and Rohit Tirkey. While Iliyas is a former InMobi engineer, Sanket and Rohit have completed their Bachelors In Technology from NIT Jamshedpur.
Additionally Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, a Mumbai Angel investor, had this to say regarding DoSelect, “We're very excited about investing in DoSelect. Hiring great coders is the key to every company's success in this day and age, where technology is becoming an organisation's competitive advantage. DoSelect's cutting edge platform is aiding HR teams understand in granular detail, why they should or should not, hire a particular engineer.”
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