HireApp, a Serbian-American startup that created and launched a platform that enables matching professionals with available shifts in the hotel and hospitality industry, today announced that it has raised $1.5 million in seed investment.
The round is led by South Central Ventures, who recognized HireApp’s potential to change the traditional staffing landscape by using advanced technology to match available shifts with proven professionals in the hospitality industry.
A startup founded in 2019, HireApp has grown into a 40-employee company, establishing a strong market presence in Miami and New York. With a user base of over 25,000 registered members and an impressive client list, HireApp is committed to shaping the “future of work” within the hospitality industry.
“HireApp is uniquely positioned to transform the way the hospitality industry finds and manages talent,” said Nemanja Stefanovic, CEO and President of the company. “Using our innovative platform, restaurants and hotels can quickly and efficiently connect with the skilled professionals they need, while professionals can access flexible work opportunities that fit their lifestyles.”
The seed investment will be used to further expand HireApp’s market presence into additional geographies in the US, further cementing its commitment to redefining the hospitality staffing landscape.
HireApp is also in the current cohort of the Katapult accelerator, which within the Fund for Innovation Activity and with the World Bank’s support- helps startups further develop their product and find the first investors.
South Central Ventures partner Goran Stevanovic said: “We are excited to partner with HireApp on their mission to revolutionize the hospitality staffing industry. Their innovative platform is perfectly positioned to provide both businesses and professionals with flexible, efficient, and effective solutions they need in today’s fast-paced environment. We are confident that HireApp will continue to be a driving force in the evolution of the future of work.”
With offices in the US and Belgrade, Serbia, HireApp is uniquely positioned to leverage its diverse talent and international connections to drive innovation in the staffing industry.
HireApp is a gig platform for the hotel and hospitality industry that uses advanced technology to connect companies with proven professionals. With a strong market presence in Miami and New York, the company is committed to shaping the future of work in the hospitality sector by offering flexible and efficient temporary employment solutions.
About South Central Ventures
South Central Ventures is a VC investor with a long and enduring presence in the Adriatic region. Operating out of four offices – Ljubljana, Zagreb, Belgrade, and Skopje – the team has invested in about 40 early-stage tech companies and has been an integral part of the local start-up community. With a strong base of international investors, South Central Ventures is the go-to-investor for regional tech companies competing in global markets. SCV’s portfolio companies include Cognism, AdScanner, Insightful, Orgnostic, among others.