Career platform Localized secures $2.2M Seed investment

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Localized, a career tech platform with operations in MENA, has secured a $2.2M Seed investment round from Trend Forward Capital, One Planet VC, Angel Ventures, Next Wave ImpactBisk Ventures, Joshua Mailman, US News Digital Ventures, and angel investor Esther Dyson.

Founded in 2017 by Ronit Avni, Localized unlocks educated talent for global companies. On Localized, employers recruit from schools without having to attend in-person career fairs, and students get industry insights from top professionals who share their language and roots.


“As companies look for diverse, world-class talent, Localized fills a critical need. We led this funding round after hearing from satisfied customers and seeing the traction firsthand over the last 2 years. We are strong believers in Ronit and the team that she has assembled and the opportunity that was accelerated by COVID.” –

“No one would disagree that the current process for students to find their dream job is broken.  We believe Ronit and the amazing team she’s assembled have exactly what it takes to disrupt the career industry globally.” Jonathan Chang, Trend Forward Capital

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