12 Top HR Tech Startups to Watch in 2024

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Job searching can be an incredibly nerve-wracking journey, especially if you don’t know where to start. Luckily, there are many innovations happening in human resources (HR) to improve the hiring process. From tech masters to graphic artists, these are the top HR tech companies transforming the job search to help employees and employers alike find the best match via state-of-the-art HR software.

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Best HR Tech Startups to Follow

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve created a list of the top HR tech startups in 2024 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow.

Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.

1. Deel

Here’s the Deel: this HR company is a global payroll solution that allows companies to hire independent contractors from over 150 countries. Its integration offerings make it simple to get contractors onboarded, working, and paid as quickly as possible.

2. SnapCare

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Founders: Cherie Kloss, Jeff Richards, Kirk Martin
  • Founded In: 2017
  • Funding: $33 Million
  • Investors Include: Stableton Financial, Pivotal Group

SnapCare is utilizing the latest in HR technology to pair quality healthcare professionals to medical facilities. Whether it’s long-term staffing needs or just a few months of work, SnapCare is a one-of-a-kind recruiting platform that works to support the hiring, scheduling, and payment of job candidates in the healthcare sector.

3. G-P

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Founders: Carlos Virella
  • Founded In: 2012
  • Funding: $350 Million
  • Investors Include: Vista Credit Partners, Sands Capital Ventures, Wincove

Doing international business isn’t daunting with G-P. They’re all about helping businesses find international talent without dealing with all of the red tape. Rather than requiring businesses to set up physical branches globally, G-P allows businesses to hire diverse talent from anywhere. 

4. Apploi

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Founders: Adam Lewis
  • Founded In: 2014
  • Funding: Series B, $45.5 Million
  • Investors Include: Defy.vc, Underscore VC, m]x[v Capital

When it comes to healthcare, you want to make sure you’re getting the best staff to care for others. Apploi is an all-in-one workforce management platform that ensures that the medical staff being hired have the proper credentials and are vetted during recruitment. The platform not only expedites the hiring process but helps healthcare companies stay compliant.

5. HR Partner

  • Location: Australia
  • Founders: Devan Sabaratnam, Hannah Wright
  • Founded In: 2016
  • Funding: Undisclosed
  • Investors Include: Undisclosed

Small businesses make the world go round. HR Partner is an HR software company that helps small to mid-sized businesses meet their staffing needs without any hassle.

6. Benepass

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Founders: Jaclyn Chen, Kabir Soorya, Mark Fischer
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Series B, $34.7 Million
  • Investors Include: Global Founders Capital, Gradient Ventures, MVP Ventures

Benepass is a benefits administration platform that makes offering employee benefits and incentives easier than ever. What sets Benepass apart from other innovative HR tech companies is their flexible pre-tax benefits and perks selection, allowing employees to customize their benefits to suit their individual needs from physical health to mental health to family support.

7. Gloat

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Founders: Amichai Schreiber, Ben Reuveni, Danny Shtainberg, Roy Reuveni
  • Founded In: 2015
  • Funding: Series D, $192.6 Million
  • Investors Include: Accel, Intel Capital, Eight Roads Ventures

Gloat is here to gloat, and for good reason. This HR company’s mission is to adapt to the ever-changing marketplace and provide employees with growth opportunities. Its HR software utilizes remarkable AI technology for career, talent, organizational, and hiring purposes.

8. RippleMatch

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Founders: Andrew Myers, Eric Ho
  • Founded In: 2016
  • Funding: Series B, $79.2 Million
  • Investors Include: Renegade Partners, Goldman Sachs, G20 Ventures

Looking to hire workers just out of school? RippleMatch is an HR company that’s all about matching companies to the best and brightest entering the workforce.

9. TransparentBusiness

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Founders: Alex Konanykhin, Silvina Moschini
  • Founded In: 2015
  • Funding: Debt Financing, $49.1 Million
  • Investors Include: Wayra, Telefonica

Working from home is the future. TransparentBusiness provides HR software that helps remote teams boost productivity and streamline coordination so that you can manage and hire talent anytime, anywhere.

10. Kashable

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Founders: Einat Steklov, Rishi Kumar
  • Founded In: 2013
  • Funding: Series B, $125.6 Million
  • Investors Include: Krillion Ventures, Alpaca VC, MidCap Financial

Financial strain can be a major stressor for employees. Kashable is a financial wellness platform for employers to offer as an employee benefit. The HR tech startup covers a lot of ground with features for lowering debt, covering unexpected expenses, and accessing financing opportunities.

11. Dover

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Founders: Anvisha Pai, George Carollo, Max Kolysh
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Series A, $22.8 Million
  • Investors Include: Founders Fund, Y Combinator, Tiger Global Management

Dover helps companies build high performing teams, filling roles from engineering to marketing departments. The suite of tools is used by over 500 companies including Vanta ,OpenSea, and Descript. Dover provides everything a company needs to identify qualified job seekers, schedule interviews, and more all on one platform.

12. PowerUs

  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Founders: Julian Lindinger, Konrad Geiger
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Series B, $42.8 million
  • Investors Include: General Catalyst, Headline, Y Combinator

PowerUs is a career platform connecting blue collar workers such as electricians and mechanics to over 1,000 companies. The platform works to connect each applicant with available roles that match their talents and workplace requests. Each application is cover letter free and efficient, getting workers contracts quickly.

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