Santa Monica, California-based Allvoices, the tool that allows anyone to report harassment, bias, & culture issues has announced bagging $3 million in seed round funding. The capital comes from multiple investors that include the names like Crosscut, Greycroft, Halogen Ventures, Vitalize VC. Launched in 2017, the firm wants to build an encrypted communications platform for the office employees who can send anonymous complaints about the problems they are facing to their HR teams.
Claire Schmidt says that she founded the company after reading Susan Fowler’s blog regarding Uber. She says that while there are ways one can still use for making these complaints or registering the case, it sometimes leaves the victim under pressure and they, in the end, do not complain thinking about the risk of damaging their career paths.
Schmidt while speaking to Techcrunch said, “We’re using this really outdated process, we’re basically telling people, ‘Okay, just come in and tell someone in HR, and hope for the best. And to me that seemed especially unfair to the most vulnerable people in any given work environment because they’re junior, they don’t have as much job security — they’re viewed as more expendable.”
The firm claims they have got almost 50 companies using their platform to tackle the problem. Instacart, GoPro, Wieden+Kennedy, The Wing and FabFitFun are few of the names that already use the tool provided by Allvoices.
There are a number of other platforms working on the segment of anonymous reporting. The freshly raised capital will give AllVoices the chance to grow more and offer even better services to their customers.
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