Job van der Voort and Marcelo Lebre’s start-up wants to use the money to expand its activities to 35 countries. It is now active in 17 countries.
Companies that employ employees such as programmers abroad use Remote as an intermediary for whom employees there receive a local employment contract. That recently turned out to be a niche in the market.
The platform takes care of payroll, taxes and local employee benefits worldwide.
In addition, Remote offers a job database where users can post jobs or apply for vacancies.
Van der Voort and Lebre from the start-up Remote find a gap in the market.
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This spring, Van der Voort, who previously had a $ 1 billion stake in the start-up Gitlab, and Lebre – previously technology director for translation service Unbabel – raised $ 11 million. Gitlab has already worked remotely.
This latest round of investments reported by Emerce is led by Index Ventures, which also included Sequioa Capital and private investors.