Mettl raises $4M from IndoUS Venture Partners


Mettl, an online assessment portal based out of Gurgaon has raised $4M led by IndoUS Venture Partners.  Existing investors also participated in this series A round. Mettl had raised angel funding from Blume Ventures, Sasha Mirchandani, Naveen Tiwari of Inmobi and others.  Vani Kola, Managing Partner of IndoUS will take a board seat at Mettl.

Mettl was founded in 2010 by Ketan Kapoor, an IIT Rourkee and Tonmoy Shingal, an IIT Kanpur alum.  Mettl is an online assessment and testing platform to measure, analyze and improve people skills. It is ideal for companies who want to run multi-competency assessments for their prospective hires or existing employees.

Mettl has been primarily focusing on B2B market and have clients like Cleartrip.com, Monster.com, InMobi, Comviva, The Times Group, Myntra.com and iXiGO. Mettl provides platform to companies where in they can customize the assessment test as per their will and judge the candidate merit. Mettl can also open its platform for B2C segment and can offer tests like BrainBench.

Online assessment space is getting global attention, InterviewStreet, another Indian startup is also in this space but primarily targeting US based companies. As per Vani Kola, “Mettl is scalable and applicable for global companies. It is poised to become a global player and continue to expand the use cases of their strong proprietary technology to multiple business applications,”.

-Hitesh, vcBytes.com