Australia's cloud-based HR startup Employment Hero gets $15m in Series C

Australia's cloud-based HR startup Employment Hero gets $15m in Series C

Employment Hero co-founder and CEO Ben Thompson and co-founder and CTO Dave Tong. Photo by Wesley Nel

Sydney-headquartered Employment Hero, a cloud-based HR, payroll, and benefits startup, on Monday announced that it has raised A$22 million ($15 million) in a Series C funding round led by employment marketplace SEEK.

The latest funding round, which values Employment Hero at over A$100 million ($70 million), was also backed by Australian venture capital firms OneVentures and AirTree Ventures.

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