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7 July 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has a growing impact on the global economy and rising unemployment in many countries. As the crisis unfolds, informal workers remain vulnerable to economic shock, while many of them need assistance to locate new employment and earn reliable income. Those who need such support can turn to a platform called Workmate.
12 November 2019
Tech in Asia
Singapore-headquartered Workmate (formerly Helpster), which connects blue-collar workers with employers in Southeast Asia, has raised US$5.2 million in a series A round led by early-stage VC fund Atlas Ventures.
12 November 2019
e27
Southeast Asian end-to-end staffing platform Workmate (formerly Helpster) announces that it has closed a Series A funding round of US$5.2 million, led by Atlas Ventures with participation by Gobi Partners and Beacon Venture Capital (Beacon VC), the corporate venture capital arm of Kasikornbank PLC. (KBANK), with existing investors also participating in the round.
13 November 2019
Digital News Asia
SINGAPORE-based end-to-end staffing platform Workmate (formerly Helpster) announced that it closed a Series A funding round of US$5.2 million (RM21.52 million), led by Atlas Ventures with participation by Gobi Partners and Beacon Venture Capital (Kasikorn Bank), with existing investors also participating in the round.
14 December 2017
TechCrunch
Helpster, a two-year-old startup that connects blue-collar workers with employers in Southeast Asia, has closed $2.5 million in new funding.
13 December 2017
Digital News Asia
Online temporary staffing platform Helpster announced that it closed a pre-series A funding round of US$2.5 million led by Mojo Partners and Wavemaker partners. All of Helpster’s existing investors also participated in the round.
12 December 2017
Reuters
Southeast Asia startup Helpster has announced today that it has raised a US$2.5 million pre-Series A round led by Mojo Partners and Wavemaker Partners.
11 December 2017
e27
Helpster, a Southeast Asian startup that helps companies fill short-term staffing needs, announced today it has raised a US$2.5 million pre-Series A round led by Mojo Partners and Wavemaker Partners.
7 February 2017
ecommerceIQ
Helpster, a Thailand-based on-demand staffing platform is connecting companies with blue collar workers when they need extra hands. ecommerceIQ sat down with the startup’s CEO and co-founder Mathew Ward to talk about the ins and outs of his business.
16 November 2016
TechCrunch
Helpster, a Bangkok-based company that matches employers with people seeking blue-collar jobs, has banked $2.1 million to expand across Southeast Asia.
15 November 2016
e27
Helpster, a Thailand-based company that helps blue collar workers find jobs, announced today it has raised a US$2.1 million Seed Round led by Convergence Ventures.
15 November 2016
Tech in Asia
Helpster, a Bangkok-based startup that finds temporary and permanent blue-collar employees for businesses, announced closing a US$2.1 million seed round today. Indonesia’s Convergence Ventures led the round with Wavemaker Partners and other investors participating.

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