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Belong Raises $10 Million in Series B Funding Led by Sequoia Capital India

Belong, the world’s first predictive outbound hiring platform provider, today announced it has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital India, with participation from existing investor Matrix Partners India.

Belong automates process of diversity hiring for companies

In a bid to automate the process of diversity hiring across corporates, hiring solution provider Belong has launched the tool 'Belong for Diversity'.

'AI' ming to attract talent

Co-Founder Sudheendra Chilappagari explains how new-age AI-powered software is going to automate all manual tasks and free up time for recruiters to concentrate on engaging candidates.

Zomato leads tech start-ups in gender diversity

A study of 10,000 white-collared employees of Indian technology start-ups by talent acquisition platform Belong revealed that Zomato leads the pack with 41 per cent women in its workforce, followed by Mu Sigma at 30 per cent, and InMobi at 29 per cent.

Startups and corporates devise new ways to find the right hire

Bengaluru-based HR startup Belong is using data analytics to build a virtual profile of various people and helping them land a job in many legacy enterprises and new age startups.

Technical recruitment in 2016 (India)

Atif Haider, Founder of, talks about how the recruitment industry is dynamically shifting from the “Inbound” method of recruitment to the “Outbound” method of recruitment and how companies like are helping employers to attract and hire passive candidates

Famous companies and startups founded by BITS Pilani Alumni

OfficeChai lists down famous companies and startups founded by Alumni of BITS Pilani

How Indian Startup Belong Is Using Machine Learning Algorithms To Hire Smarter For Companies

As recruiting costs and cycles escalate, recruiting teams need radically new capabilities and technologies, something Belong is helping companies to achieve.

CEO of Belong tells us what high growth companies are looking for in candidates

CEO Vijay Sharma discusses how Belong has been solving the recruitment concerns of companies like Ola, Snapdeal and Urban Ladder using big data, search, and predictive analytics.

BITS Pilani: The non-IIT college that is a cradle for many an Indian startup story

CEO Vijay Sharma discusses how his alma mater, BITS Pilani, played an important role in launching Belong, a recruitment technology startup.

Big firms are now outsourcing HR ops to startups

Companies are now outsourcing HR ops to startups like Mettl, Zeta, Belong & others, which use everything from videos to artificial intelligence to find the best candidate and pay out salaries on time.

India's e-commerce startups slow to hire as sector growth stagnates

But on the positive side, Belong’s data showed that the number of employees in B2B companies increased by 32% during November 2015 to April 2016, compared to the six-month period before that.

Vijay Sharma is on a mission to make hiring a resume-less process

Belong uses data and advanced intelligence to help recruiters spot the right candidates, auto-personalize every outreach, and thereby delight candidates - saving time and drastically improving response rates.

What your social data is telling companies

Companies are using the information we post on social networks, willingly and publicly, to glean insights that could be applied to their products and services, and even to their hiring

Firms track FB, Twitter footprints to zero in on candidates

In a fiercely competitive candidate-driven market, Belong helps companies like Ola, Freshdesk and Tavant discover, engage and hire top, relevant talent at the right time with predictive analytics and personalized engagement.

12 startups to watch in India

Using their Mosaic algorithm, which tracks the health of private companies, CB Insights has highlighted 12 early-stage Indian tech companies, including Belong, to keep an eye on.

Android developers are 72% of mobile talent pool: Survey

Belong's India Mobile Talent Landscape Report 2016 takes a closer look at the mobile talent pool in India, which cities, companies and industries are seeing the biggest draw, and what online networks and platforms could be leveraged.

Android, Anna, BITS and Bengaluru reign in India’s app development landscape

Analysing 25,000 mobile developer profiles on its platform, hiring start-up said 60% of India’s overall fresher and mid-level app developer talent is based in Bengaluru and the National Capital Region (NCR).

Tech boom has increased demand for mobile developers: Report

While IT services companies are the dominant employers in the mobile talent space, 53% of the talent they lose join the computer software and hardware segments, according to Belong's India Mobile Talent Report, 2016.

You will find more Android developers than iOS, Windows

A survey by recruitment start-up Belong has come out with results that prove the dominance of Android developers in the mobile talent pool, stating that they form 72% of the pool.

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