Omidyar backs freelancer marketplace VOIZ

Omidyar backs freelancer marketplace VOIZ

VOIZ, a marketplace for gig working professionals, has raised $2 million in its seed round led by Omidyar Network. The proceeds will be used to improve its tech stack and expand its presence across the country, VOIZ said in a press release.

Voiz Raises Nearly Rs 15 Cr In Seed Funding Round

Bangalore-based start-up, VOIZ – a marketplace for gig work professionals has raised seed funding of Rs ~15 crores ($ 2 million) led by Omidyar Network India with participation from other investors. The company will use the funds to scale up its technology, on-board more talent on the platform, and expand their market presence.

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