Gig worker platform Awign raised $15 million in Series B co-led by Bertelsmann India Investments and Amicus Capital Partners where Mynavi Corporation and existing investors including Unitus Ventures and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) also participated.
Awign is a platform for on-demand work fulfilment. Through gig workers, it assists businesses in managing operations such as last-mile delivery, business development, and auditing, among others. Awign intends to use the funds raised to develop technological capabilities, expand digital offerings, and strengthen supply and demand acquisitions. Awign claims to have a large network of over 1 million gig workers and over 100 clients who are essentially businesses that require gig workers. The Indian gig economy employed 7.7 million people in 2020-21. According to report, the country’s gig economy will employ 23.5 million people by 2029-30.