BetterPlace, a leading SaaS and frontline workforce management platform, announced its entry into South-East Asia (SEA) on Monday by acquiring the majority stake in MyRobin, Indonesia’s leading blue-collar workforce fulfilment platform, for an undisclosed amount.
Pravin Agarwala, Co-Founder and Group CEO, BetterPlace, said, “As the largest player in Asia today, we are thrilled to welcome MyRobin to the BetterPlace family and further our vision towards formalising the frontline workforce globally. With our technology and MyRobin’s expertise in operating in Indonesia, we would be able to introduce equitable opportunities for the frontline segment.”
Ardy Satria Hasanuddin, Co-Founder and CTO, MyRobin, said, “Over the last 2.5 years, we have been able to empower over 3 million frontline workers in over 270 cities in Indonesia to live a life of dignity by elevating them to the formal economy and giving them access to formal finance, jobs and training. As the next chapter of our growth, we would like to take our vision and expertise to more geographies, and BetterPlace is the perfect partner who will enable us to achieve this goal.”
BetterPlace, a company founded in 2015, has raised $40 million as part of its extended Series C round.