HR tech startup Orka raises €33.5 million to double headcount and fuel growth of its solutions for shift workers
Today Orka, a startup providing tech solutions for shift workers has landed €33.5 million, having landed around €36.4 million in total since its founding in 2016. The company will use funding to drive further UK expansion, double headcount to 50 in 2021, and fuel the rapid growth of its earned wage access product Orka Pay. Manchester-based Orka believes it can cater to the shift towards flexible employment taking place across many industries. With Orka Pay, the company aims to capitalise on the growing demand among businesses and workers for flexible pay options. This year, the company will launch its third core product, Orka Check, to improve the process for worker background checks.