SaaS-based staff communication platform Noticeboard has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from former Myntra CTO Shamik Sharma and TaxiForSure founder Aprameya Radhakrishna.
Following the investment round, Sharma and Radhakrishna will join the company as advisors.
The duo will help Noticeboard to onboard senior professionals across product and design functions. While Shamik will work closely on mobile and product strategy, Aprameya will help Noticeboard in dealing with ground staff (drivers of online and offline cab aggregators/fleet).
Two months ago the company had secured $1.2 Mn by Stellaris Venture Partners and angels including Rajesh Yabaji and Jayant Kadambi.
Founded in June 2016 by ex Myntra employees – Vishal Gahlaut, Vishesh Dahinwal, and Sarath Chandran, Noticeboard is a communications platform aimed at facilitating information flow between the employees of a company.
The company leverages smartphones to make information more accessible to frontline staff in organisations. It essentially ensures efficient transmission of information, pertaining to updates, feedback and other items of notice, within an enterprise.
Currently, Noticeboard works with companies in the retail brand, logistics, ecommerce, food tech, auto rentals. The company’s clientele base that includes Myntra, Grofers, Pepperfry and others.
The company allows enterprises to on-board 50-50,000 team member, and can also be used offline. Enterprises can use team communication feature for free, however upgraded version comes with paid plans.
At present, there are over 2 billion workers in the organized sector in the world who don’t have an email address. Consequently, important updates, feedback take time to reach ground staffs.
Similarly, insights and communication from the ground to upward management don’t flow smoothly. Noticeboard essentially weeds-out these gap for enterprises.
Noticeboard competes with Workplace by Facebook, Slack and Flock among others.
In July this year, Microsoft has unveiled communication and work management app Kaizala. Meant for enterprises, the app helps to communicate, collaborate and bring together desktop users and mobile users, within or outside the enterprise.