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Press Releases

Personio hires Zalando’s SVP Finance Birgit Haderer as CFO, further expanding executive team

+++ The former Goldman Sachs Vice President was integral in building up Zalando’s finance department and led the company’s IPO project +++ Haderer will be tasked with further scaling Personio’s finance division +++ She is the second high-profile executive to join Personio’s management team...

Personio hires Dropbox’s Geraldine MacCarthy as Chief Revenue Officer and opens Dublin office

+++ Former Head of Dropbox Business EMEA to further scale DACH business and drive European expansion +++ Personio also opens new office in Dublin where Geraldine will be based  Dublin, 31 March 2020 - The provider of an all-in-one HR software Personio has appointed Geraldine MacCarthy as Chief ...

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,...

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Press Clippings

By The Numbers: Meet The Forbes Under 30 Europe Class Of 2020

17 March 2020 - At a time of great global uncertainty, it is hard to see beyond the doom and gloom. But we hope our fifth annual Under 30 Europe list delivers a much needed dose of optimism. Here we highlight the young visionary leaders brashly reinventing business and society....

Seven HR Tech Startups Transforming A Very Human Industry

11 February 2020 - HR, by definition, is a people profession, and it is people who drive businesses, yet this very human, personal industry appears completely at ease with digital transformation, as a new generation of hrtech startups deliver a competitive edge for employers in the battle to attract and retain top talent....

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....