One-way visual interview software startup, Wamly has raised a 2nd round investment from, Knife Capital, a South African venture capital firm. The deal sees Knife Capital partner in UK, Dave’s Gant, join the Wamly Board of Directors.
Wamly is a video interview software that connects talented people to great companies and helps them hire better people faster.
It helps companies recruit vacant positions without having to conduct one-on-one interviews, allowing them to interview a lot more people and even better candidates, faster.
With the software, companies can filter through applications quicker, review them in their own time, and shortlist the best candidates for future interviews.
Since its inception, the startup has proven itself to be the biggest video interview software provider in Africa.
Wamly has been generating recurring cash flow and with the support of an experienced partner like Knife Capital, growth can be accelerated faster.
Founder of Wamly and industrial psychologist, Francois de Wet, worked with many high-profile CEOs and corporates.
Over the years he observed that they were all highly frustrated with inconsistencies and inefficiencies in the recruitment process. Francois de Wet realized this problem and in and started a side hustle in 2018, tending to this problem.
When Shark Tank South Africa investor and entrepreneur, Marnus Broodryk, tried out the video interview software in his accounting firm, he experienced the ease and time-saving benefits.
In this, de Wet saw the potential of helping companies and CEOs around the globe experience the same ROI in their businesses.
Broodryk, an employee at Wamly said: “18 months ago, I joined Wamly and I’m very proud of all we have accomplished as a company so far.
Our team includes 20+ talented local individuals, we have built an outstanding product and have gotten support from some of the biggest players in corporate South Africa.”
For this next growth phase, Knife Capital is our ideal partner considering their experience and dynamic approach in helping African companies achieve global recognition, he added.
Wamly is one-way video interview software helping the world hire better people faster. Founded in 2018 by talent expert and industrial psychologist, Francois de Wet, Wamly is a solution-driven and future-focused brand that looks to provide the besr recruiting experience.
After working with many high profile CEOs and corporates, de Wet discovered what was common between all of them, frustration with the recruitment process and built a business to fit that need
One of the major problems facing HR departments of companies around the world, but Africa especially, is the recruitment process.
Finding, filtering and selecting the best applicants has always been a hassle. Wamly, although not globally known yet, has found a way to bridge the gap between outstanding candidates and employers.
The partnership with Knife Capital, will give a lot more companies in the world at large will also get to experience the ease of using Wamly.
For Africa especially, this would see the smooth run of the employment process and more qualified candidates would be offered jobs thereby curbing the issue of unemployment to an extent.
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