Thu. Mar 23rd, 2023

Wing Assistant Raises $2.1M in Seed Funding

Wing Assistant, an Irvine, Calif. – based platform enabling companies to find remote talent for recurring work, raised $2.1m in seed funding.

Backers included Surface Ventures, Brookstone Venture Capital and UC Berkeley SkyDeck as well as angel investors.

Co-founded by Karan Kanwar, CEO, Martin Gomez, COO, Saideep Gupta, CTO, and Roland Polzin, CMO, Wing Assistant provides business teams and executives with a dedicated assistant to perform recurring work such as research, data entry, social media management, marketing assistance, sales assistance, and executive assistance. The solution includes a mobile app and software platform which provide a comprehensive set of tools to help an employer work efficiently with a new remote employee, including:

  • Communication (chat, video recordings, Slack integration)
  • Quality assurance (AI algorithm will flag negative sentiments early)
  • Task management (kanban board, task IDs, calendar, etc.)
  • File management and task-related data storage
  • Password management

The Wing team is distributed across the globe — in Canada, Hong Kong, India, the Philippines, Europe and the U.S. From global teams in the Philippines, India, and Mexico, managers identify and select candidates in existing talent pools who will be the best fit for openings. Each client business is assigned a dedicated customer success manager and within a week, the client company is provided with the new hire. 

The platform operates as a subscription service for its assistant services, charging businesses a monthly fee which covers the cost of the employee and includes the software suite. The solution has signed up more than 1,000 customers and handled more than 255,000 tasks since 2020.




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