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Darwinbox and Microsoft announce collaboration to redefine the future of work

  • Darwinbox to empower organizations globally to elevate employee experience through its HCM SaaS platform using Microsoft Azure Cloud and AI

India, January 17, 2023 -- Darwinbox, the fastest-growing HR tech unicorn, and Microsoft today announced a collaboration to empower organizations globally with the right tools to succeed in the evolving world of work. The collaboration will include deep integrations between Darwinbox and the Microsoft product ecosystem, and co-innovation on solutions to enhance employee experience. The relationship will also accelerate joint go-to-market motions in all markets that the leading Human Capital Management player operates in.

In today’s talent-constrained environment, organizations worldwide are looking for more effective ways to acquire, develop, and empower their people. Microsoft’s Cloud and AI, Business Apps and Microsoft 365 solution areas, along with Darwinbox’s cutting-edge HR technology will enable organizations to unlock their workforce’s highest potential.


We’ve always had the highest regard for the Microsoft brand and ethos. As we align on the joint vision of helping our customers unlock new levels of employee experience and productivity, we’re excited to co-innovate on multiple lines of IP development and take these solutions to our customers globally.- Jayant Paleti, Co-Founder, Darwinbox


Across the country, organizations big and small are making possible new ways of doing business and we are pleased to work closely with leaders like Darwinbox, who are completely reimagining the frontiers of employee experience with the power of technology. Our collaboration with Darwinbox builds on our focus of co-innovating with our customers to empower organizations across India to do more with less.- Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India

Deep integrations and multiple lines of co-innovation between Darwinbox and Microsoft will allow Darwinbox to deliver a radically unique and differentiated value proposition to their customers worldwide. As part of this collaboration, Darwinbox will adopt Microsoft Azure for enhancing its Human Capital Management (HCM) SaaS platform.

Darwinbox's mobile-first platform continues to enhance and personalize employee experience by bringing HR transactions and experiences into the flow of work with Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365 platforms like Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Viva; and Azure Active Directory. Darwinbox has leveraged Microsoft's Power BI to further augment its AI-based predictive analytics engine, to build rich visual analytics dashboards, helping employees across customer organizations use data more effectively and power faster business decisions. Strategic product and engineering collaborations between the two companies will amplify innovation around workforce management, payroll management, benefits, talent management, and acquisition.

Microsoft has also made an equity investment in Darwinbox, to accelerate their mission of empowering organizations to unify their employee lifecycle.

About Microsoft:

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Today, Microsoft entities in India have over 20,000 employees, engaged in sales and marketing, research, development and customer services and support, across 11 Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, New Delhi, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, and Pune. Microsoft offers its global cloud services from local data centers to accelerate digital transformation across Indian startups, businesses, and government organizations

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