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June 06, 2023

Darwinbox charts ambitious expansion plans, upbeat on SE Asia, Asia-Pacific

Darwinbox, a company that provides human resource software solutions, is poised for global expansion as it sees growth opportunities for HR tech solutions in Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific, and beyond.



September 06, 2022

Unicorns Swiggy, Shiprocket and Darwinbox to speak at CTOtalk Annual Summit, Chennai

CTOtalk, the only national platform for CTOs, announced their first Annual Summit scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 24th at the Taj Wellington, Chennai.



August 18, 2022

Learnings from the journey of JSW’s digital transformation

In this exclusive Masterclass led by People Matters in partnership with Darwinbox, we get access to exclusive insights on how technology can be a critical enabler in leading more impactful talent management practices.



February 21, 2022

How sleep specialist Duroflex steers HR transformation with Darwinbox

In a period of change, leading organisations accelerate their transformation by empowering people through technology. This story reflects on the journey of Duroflex in adopting innovative HR solutions from Darwinbox.



March 30, 2022

How Zee Media leveraged Darwinbox to redefine employee connectivity

As one of India’s largest news networks, with fourteen channels in six different languages and a suite of digital properties, Zee Media touches the lives of 325 million people.



March 01, 2022

How Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance (SUD Life) enhanced employee experience with Darwinbox

A seamless employee experience is a vital part of any transformation journey. This story uncovers how SUD Life leveraged leading HR technology platform, Darwinbox, to connect and engage with employees more effectively.



June 26, 2022

The Rise of Hi-tech HR Start-ups

With the pandemic shining a spotlight on the HR department and employee experience, several of these start-ups have been attracting investor bucks as well more than $900 million between January 2021 and April 2022, according to Venture Intelligence. That’s only a fraction of the billions flowing into edtech and fintech, but two HR tech unicorns have come up so far, one of which is HRMS provider Darwinbox.



November 30, 2021

Hyderabad startup Darwinbox automating HR for large firms

What could large enterprises like Adani Wilmar, Swiggy and JSW have in common? They all use the same HR technology platform that has been developed by three Hyderabad-based entrepreneurs. Darwinbox, which is a city-based HR technology startup have served over 600-plus clients since 2016 and has over 10 lakh users on its platform.



July 15, 2022

Why is it so hard to get hybrid work right in Indonesia?

In Indonesia, as in any other emerging economy, many organizations were getting ready to start their digital transformation journey and were not ready to make the shift that fast.

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January 26, 2022

Raih Pendanaan US$ 72 Juta, Darwinbox Kini Jadi Unicorn

Darwinbox, platform teknologi SDM (Sumber Daya Manusia) meraih pendanaan US$ 72 juta dari sejumlah investor. Pendanaan ini membuat valuasi Darwinbox mencapai lebih dari US$ 1 miliar dan menjadikannya perusahaan unicorn.

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May 10, 2022

Sari Roti Gandeng Darwinbox untuk Digitalisasi Pengelolaan SDM

Sari Roti mengumumkan kemitraannya dengan startup Darwinbox. Dalam kemitraan ini, Sari Roti berupaya untuk mendigitalisasi, menyatukan, dan memberikan pengalaman terbaik kepada seluruh tenaga kerjanya yang dapat diakses kapan dan di mana saja.

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November 22, 2022

Flexibility Is Malaysia’s New Workplace Currency

In the aftermath of the global pandemic, employees are demanding flexibility and autonomy, and organizations are trying to keep up with the ever-changing world of work. The EY 2021 Work Reimagined Employee Survey reveals that only 22% of respondents in Malaysia would prefer to work from the office full-time.



September 23, 2022

Ramssol to gain from high demand for HR tech

Ramssol Group Bhd (RGB) is expected to see positive growth momentum, given its proven track record and a new business segment – Edutech, according to CGS-CIMB Research.

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September 9, 2022

How HR is driving digital transformation in banking

THE adoption of digital banking transactions among Filipinos continues to accelerate even when face-to-face dealings are already back. According to 2021 Financial Inclusion Survey (FIS) of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), 60% of those with mobile phones and internet access in 2021 performed financial transactions online, such as fund transfers and payments, jumping from 17% in 2019.



August 18, 2022

HCM excellence in the banking industry

FIRST-HALF earnings reports are out for banking industry players, and the top 10 banks have posted net income growth of 30- to 80-plus percent. More consumers and businesses are availing of loans, investing in securities and transacting with banks.



July 18, 2022

Navigating the complexities of hybrid work in PH

Navigating the complexities of hybrid work in PH

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September 07, 2022

Celebrating HR's 'enormous contribution' to the future of work

Darwinbox discusses the rapid pace of change that HR leaders have been tackling over the last several years, and unveils its latest recognition programme to HRD.

HRD Asia


July 09, 2022

Getting hybrid work right in Singapore

THE world of work has undergone tremendous shifts in the past two years. The pandemic altered everything from our outlook towards work, to how we work, and where we work.

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May 25, 2022

Creating a new way of working with Adaptable HR

Shaswat Kumar, SVP of Global Customer Success and Delivery, Darwinbox, chronicles how HR has evolved into the concept of Adaptable HR.

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May 13, 2022





May 9, 2022

Weekly Money FM Podcasts: State of HR digitisation in Singapore

State of HR digitisation in Singapore (featuring Mr Juancho Jerusalem, vice-president & head of APJ expansion, Darwinbox)



May 05, 2022

Why It Matters: State of HR Digitisation in Singapore

Understanding employees and making work-life more meaningful for them is pivotal in order for HR to be most effective. Juancho Jerusalem, Vice President & Head of APJ Expansion, Darwinbox shares how his company epitomizes these values as well as the future, of HR digitisation in Singapore.

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March 03, 2022

Shaswat Kumar on Darwinbox unicorn journey, the future HR tech landscape and enterprise HRMS reluctance to localise

Shaswat Kumar is the Senior VP, Global Customer Success and Delivery for Darwinbox, where he helps accelerate the drive to value realization for large and medium enterprise customers, building the leading HCM provider’s reputation as a trusted advisor for its 600+ customers, and accelerating the company’s global expansion.

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November 11, 2022

The Role of HR in Digital Transformation

As enterprises embrace a hybrid workplace format, they are accelerating the adoption of "digital" and the HR function is now being entrusted with the task of leading Digital Transformation.



September 30, 2022

Darwinbox in Thailand HR Tech 2022

Covid-19 affects the work system. It is also a catalyst for HR transformation. As a result, organizations have to adjust the flexibility to work automatically. All to meet the lifestyle of the new generation. For this reason, the Personnel Management Association of Thailand (PMAT) organized the "Thailand HR Tech 2022 Expo" event.



January 25, 2022

SCB 10X ร่วมลงทุนใน “Darwinbox” แพลตฟอร์มบริหารทรัพยากรบุคคลสำหรับองค์กร

SCB 10X ลงทุนต่อเนื่องใน Darwinbox ผู้พัฒนาแพลตฟอร์มด้านการบริหารทรัพยากรบุคคล ที่ก้าวเป็นยูนิคอร์นรายล่าสุด โดยDarwinbox ระดมทุนครั้งล่าสุดใน Series D มูลค่า 72 ล้านดอลล่าร์ โดยเป้าหมายเร่งพัฒนาการให้บริการและขยายทีมงานในประเทศไทย ที่สำนักงานในกรุงเทพฯ



July 13, 2022

Special Interview - Jayant Paleti ผู้ร่วมก่อตั้ง Darwinbox HCM

Darwinbox เป็นแพลตฟอร์มที่นำเทคโนโลยีระบบคลาวด์เบส (Cloud-Based HR Technology) มาใช้เพื่อการบริหารจัดการทรัพยากรบุคคลในทุก ๆ ขั้นตอน ตั้งแต่การจ้างงานกระทั่งการลาออก โดยให้บริการทั้งหมด 12 โมดูลที่ครอบคลุมทุกความต้องการของ HR ตั้งแต่ระบบบริหารจัดการองค์กร (Core HRM) การวางแผนและการจัดสรรงบประมาณ (Planning & Budgeting) การสรรหาและดูแลพนักงานใหม่



August 20, 2022

How one of Asia’s most successful conglomerates, JG Summit, champions HR innovation with Darwinbox HRMS

JG Summit and Darwinbox share the same value of people-centric innovation. Find out how this has helped the conglomerate maintain its longevity and competitive edge in the digital economy.



July 18, 2022

How to drive adoption of technology at scale

15 months ago, Jerusalem took a role at Singapore-based, HR tech company, Darwinbox a unicorn company and the only HR tech company from Asia to crack the Gartner Magic Quadrant.

HRD Asia


December 29, 2021

Transformation Talks: Shaswat Kumar, SVP, Darwinbox, Singapore

Transformation Talks: Shaswat Kumar, SVP, Darwinbox, Singapore

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September 13, 2022

Darwinbox disrupts global HR Tech space with top ranking in Gartner's customer survey

Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer" (VoC) report states that 96% of customers recommend the Darwinbox experience to their peer



April 28, 2022

In Pictures: Young Arab Leaders Hosts Its Annual Ramadan Iftar For 2022 In Collaboration With HR Tech Platform Darwinbox

Gathering entrepreneurs and changemakers in the region, the event provided an opportunity to network and foster new avenues for collaboration.



Mar 25, 2022

Darwinbox joins Khaleej Times Hybrid Workforce Summit 2022 as the Digital HR partner

The world is moving towards a hybrid style of working, and this model is here to stay. But how are organisations responding to this change? Are they equipped enough and ready for the future? The workforce of today is digital and distributed with varying needs and expectations.



September 14, 2022

Singapore's largest HRTech Marketplace expands to the Middle East

Singapore's largest HR Technology Marketplace, expands operations in the Middle East as As part of its global expansion, the newly unveiled Middle East-focused HRTech Marketplace hosts best-in-class technology solutions to help enterprises of all sizes solve their talent challenges.



August 26, 2022

Next Generation HCM: It May Be Closer Than You Think.

The Human Capital Management (HCM) market is a massive, business-critical market. Going back to the days of mainframe computers, applications like PeopleSoft and others were designed to be “systems of record” for staff. They housed employee records, managed payroll and benefits processing, and included features like job architecture, position management, compensation management, and more.



February 03, 2022

Could Darwinbox Become The Next Workday?

Workday, as many know, built its business on its next-generation architecture. As Workday describes it, the platform was “built for the cloud” with its own object-oriented database, integrated workflow engine, enterprise security model, in-memory analytics, and a new and innovative user interface. In 2008, when the product was launched, it totally transformed the market.



June 08, 2022

HR transformation expert Vikrant Khanna joins Darwinbox

With years of experience in HR transformation, innovation, and value creation, Vikrant is keen to take on the talent challenges for the huge and diverse Asia market.



May 4, 2022

Gautam Goenka, ex-Microsoft, Joins Darwinbox as SVP Engineering

Darwinbox Appoints Gautam Goenka as Senior Vice President Engineering to scale the leading HR tech platform



March 23, 2022

Chandra Asri Partners with Darwinbox for the Digital Transformation of its HR Functions

Chandra Asri, Indonesia’s leading petrochemical company chose Darwinbox as their HR Tech Partner

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January 25, 2022

Billion reasons to keep Innovating for the changing world of work

Darwinbox raises $72 Mn funding lead by TCV at 1B+ evaluation

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January 10, 2022

Shakey’s Pizza boosts productivity of workers

Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures, Inc. (PSE: PIZZA), one of the leading full-service restaurant chains in the country, has partnered with Darwinbox to empower its team of over 1000 employees with HR tech to bring in operational efficiency and improve business productivity.



October 27, 2021

Darwinbox appoints Ex. Alight APAC Head to fuel growth & accelerate global expansion

Darwinbox announced today that Shaswat Kumar has been appointed to the executive leadership team as Senior VP of Global Customer Success and Delivery.



October 21, 2021

Darwinbox becomes the Youngest & Only Asian Player to Feature on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites 2021

Globally best-rated HR technology platform on Gartner Peer Insights, Darwinbox makes it debut into the Gartner Magic Quadrant, being the only Asian player.



October 8, 2021

Darwinbox's appointment of ex-Salesforce Director promises a paradigm shift

Globally best-rated HR technology platform on Gartner Peer Insights, Darwinbox, announced the appointment of Usha Vikas Patri to its Executive Leadership team.



August 17, 2021

Darwinbox Unveils The Transformative Framework That Enabled 550+ Global Enterprises To Adopt Digital HR

Darwinbox Unveils The Transformative Framework That Enabled 550+ Global Enterprises To Adopt Digital HR



July 22, 2021

Darwinbox appoints Vijayshankar Ananthanarayanan as VP and Global Head of Transformation

Darwinbox appoints Vijayshankar Ananthanarayanan as VP and Global Head of Transformation

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July 20, 2021

Work-tech market on the rise. Darwinbox hires ex-Salesforce and ex-Oracle executive to meet the demand in SEA

Work-tech market on the rise. Darwinbox hires ex-Salesforce and ex-Oracle executive to meet the demand in SEA

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February 22, 2021

JG Summit, Darwinbox partner to embrace digital workplace

ONE of the Philippines’ largest and more diversified conglomerates, JG Summit Holdings Inc., announced its move to digitize its human resources (HR) department in partnership with new-age HR tech platform provider, Darwinbox.

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January 27, 2021

Kotak Life chose Darwinbox as their HR Tech partner

How Kotak Life brought HR on the Palm of every employee with Darwinbox– Digital Transformation Story



January 19, 2021

Darwinbox raises Strategic Investment from Salesforce Ventures

Darwinbox is one of Salesforce’s first investments in the APAC region, strengthening their core value...

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September 26, 2019

Darwinbox raises $15 million from Sequoia, Lightspeed India Partners, Endiya Partners & others

Recognized as one of the most preferred HCM solution in APAC, according to a Gartner report, partners with marquee investors to accelerate penetration into the SE Asian markets & drive product innovation.

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June 17, 2018

Planning to quit? Your company may already know it

Darwinbox co-founder Chaitanya Peddi on how AI not only help companies hire better but can also predict & curb attrition effectively.

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June 12, 2018

Voicebot Darwin to allow employees to share real-time feedback

Darwinbox, a cloud-based HCM platform, has launched a voicebot that allows employees to share real-time feedback. The voicebot, called ‘Darwin’, will bring in a ‘voice-first’ approach to HR technology.

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May 30, 2018

HR Startups Are Using Tech To Optimize Recruiting For Some Of India's Biggest Companies

"Cost saving, increased productivity, better talent acquisition, and higher talent retention has resulted in 40% RoI for our clients!", Darwinbox co-founder, Jayant Paleti on trends in technology-driven hiring



August 27, 2017

Darwinbox's cloud-based solutions are revolutionising the HR space.

The name Darwinbox implies their vision to create "a step-change and a digital evolution toolkit in the HR space". Within two months of launching Darwinbox they had their first major customer onboard - Delhivery and now they serve 100,000+ employees across 50+ companies



June 20, 2017

Darwinbox CEO on how they won 40 clients in just a year

Darwinbox, one of the fastest growing hrms platform has bagged some of the biggest enterprise clients in just a year. CEO says intuitive user experience and functional depth of the platform has led to this success.



June 20, 2017

How did we live without it, say users of Darwinbox

Providing its clients with an end to end hrms solution, Darwinbox by integrating factors such as Artificial intelligence, Machine learning and Psychology is changing how HCM has been conducting itself previously.



June 20, 2017

New age cloud HR platform raises series-A funding

Lightspeed ventures known for investing into cloud based enterprises invested in Darwinbox a HR technology platform. This was the company’s Series-A funding and some of their existing investor profile includes endiya partners, Mohandas pai, 3one4 capital and startupXseed ventures.



June 20, 2017

Darwinbox raises 4 million funding from Silicon Valley investor - Lightspeed

Darwinbox has raised it's a series A round of funding from light speed India ventures and existing investors. The company plans on investing into new areas thus expanding and increasing their client base that already consists of more than 50 companies and manages over 100,000+ employees.



DECEMBER 29, 2016

Darwinbox will change your HR budget

Darwinbox with its unique product model and by integrating all HR solutions over a single platform is helping HR’s across various industries cut down their expenses substantially.



March 17, 2017

How Darwinbox Aims To Be The Dark Horse Of HrTech

In a market that is dominated either by specialised HR solutions solving individual aspects of HR or by legacy ERP solutions, Darwinbox aims to be a new age end-to-end HR platform



September 12, 2016

IIT-IIM and XLRI alumni build Darwinbox for the evolution of HR universe

Gartner estimates the Human Capital Management software industry to be worth $17 billion by 2019. In this space, Darwinbox competes with larger companies likes of Ramco, PeopleStrong and CentraHub…



July 01, 2016

Mohandas Pai backs HR software firm Darwinbox

Darwinbox, a human resources software-as-aservice (SaaS) startup, has raised an undisclosed amount in early-stage seed funding led by Mohandas Pai's 3one4 Capital, Endiya Partners and Tracxn Labs.



July 01, 2016

Darwinbox gets seed funding from Mohandas Pai, others

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup, run by Darwinbox Digital Solutions Pvt. Ltd has raised has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Mohandas Pai’s family fund 3one4 Capital, Tracxn Labs,Aaruha Technology Fund and Endiya Partners.



December 01, 2016

Maximize the value of your most critical resource

Though the fact that HR is the most important aspect of any company, it can get quite tiresome to take care of all the processes beginning from recruiting to onboarding to training and then separations.