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On track to become Europe’s leading HR software: Personio receives $75 million Accel-led Series C funding round

+++ Lightspeed Venture Partners and Lars Dalgaard, founder and CEO of SuccessFactors (today: SAP SuccessFactors), also participate in the round +++ Additional capital to accelerate Personio’s development into Europe’s leading provider of HR software for SMEs London, 21 January 2020: Today,...

HR tech platform Personio launches in the UK and Ireland with $75M Series C investment led by Accel

+++ Lightspeed Venture Partners and Lars Dalgaard, founder and CEO of SuccessFactors (now: SAP SuccessFactors), participate in new investment round +++ New funding comes as Personio announces the opening of a new office in Borough, London to better serve clients in the UK and Ireland +++Additi...

Connecting Silicon Valley and Munich: New VP of Engineering at Personio Brings Expertise from Uber and Salesforce

+++ Sebastian Enderlein has previously held positions at Uber, Salesforce and SAP +++ The new VP of Engineering wants to consolidate Personio's international growth by developing the engineering side of the organization +++ Personio's holistic HR software supports SMEs across Europe by digitalizin...

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Press Clippings

Meet the young German entrepreneur steering HR into the digital age

24 January 2020 - Besides a part-time gig as a skipper, 29-year-old cofounder and chief executive of Personio Hanno Renner says he’s never worked a real job before. While no doubt a familiar tale among many young founders, it’s particularly notable in Renner’s case. His Munich-based company is revolutionising human resources management in over 40 countries and is midway towards becoming a unicorn....

How this 29-year-old went from yacht skipper to founder of a $500 million software start-up

21 January 2020 - Hanno Renner was 25 when he set up Personio, a software start-up looking to take the myriads of boring admin tasks and piles of paper out of human resources....

Personio, the German HR platform for SMEs, raises $75M Series C at a $500M valuation

21 January 2020 - Personio, the Germany-founded HR platform for SMEs, has raised $75 million in Series C funding in a round led by Accel. I understand the investment values the company at around $500 million....

German HR platform opens first UK office in London following $75m investment

21 January 2020 - A human resources platform has launched in the UK and Ireland today following a $75m funding round. Personio, which also provides recruitment and payroll support, received funding from venture capital firms Accel and Lightspeed Venture Partners, bringing its total investment amount to $130m since its launch in 2015....

Hanno Renner, CEO, Personio: From a skipper of sailing yachts to building Europe’s leading HR tech startup

12 November 2019 - Recently at EIT Digital Conference in Brussels and the Noah Conference in London, we met the young and dynamic Hanno Renner, CEO of one of the most promising HR tech startups in Europe — Personio. It’s a German HR-management and recruiting software company founded in 2015 and based in Munich....

Personio, a HR startup in Munich, closes $12M Series A

03 August, 2017 - Personio, a German startup that offers a HR management and recruiting platform, has closed $12 million in Series A funding. European VC Northzone led the round, with participation from existing investors, such as Rocket Internet’s Global Founders Capital (GFC) and Picus Capital....

German HR software startup Personio lands €2.1 million in seed funding

14 July, 2016 - Germany’s Personio, a HR management and recruitment platform, has raised €2.1 million in seed funding from Global Founders Capital, Picus Capital, the founders of Stylight and a number of angel investors....