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Company Overview of The HR Fund

Company Overview

The HR Fund is a venture capital firm specializing in equity investments in start-ups, early stage businesses, and growth capital. The firm focuses its investments in human resource services companies with a focus on human resource technology, staffing (general), training, professional employee organizations, and human resource software companies. The firm’s secondary focus is on HRO, RPO, benefit consulting, relocation, screening, payroll, staffing-temp, human resource consulting, executive research, and staffing-online sectors. The firm seeks to invest in companies in India, the Sub-continent, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. It targets investing INR2 crore ($0.33 million) to INR8 crore ...

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Founded in 2011

Key Executives for The HR Fund

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The HR Fund Key Developments

HR Fund Seeks To Invest

The HR Fund plans to make at least two more investments in the current financial year, according to Utkarsh Joshi, principal at HR Fund. "We're looking to make between 8-10 investments from the first fund, and are considering investment opportunities in the human resources learning and development, as well as in the HR analytics space," he said.

Hrfund Plans To Make 3 Investments

The HRFund is planning to invest in up to three firms, operating in HR technology and recruitment space, in the current fiscal. "We are basically looking to make three investments in this financial year. Mostly we are looking at HR technology, recruitment space, the HR analytical space and learning and development space," the HR Fund Principal Utkarsh Joshi said. Joshi further said that the HRFund is expected to invest up to INR 18 crore in these three deals.

The HR Fund Reportedly Mulls Acquisition

The HR Fund is looking to close at least 2-3 deals in the coming year. “The company is having discussions with 4-5 companies in the HR Technology (product) space, however it is too early to take specific names but companies are in the recruitment technology and L&D Technology space,” said Utkarsh Joshi, Principal of HR Fund. With a corpus of INR 500 million, the company is looking at funding start-ups specifically in the recruitment, learning & development and HR Analytics space.

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