Sistema SmartTech, Sistema’s venture capital fund, invested 50 million rubles. to MyGig Invest Ltd, a developer of a platform for finding one-time or regular part-time jobs. Sistema SmartTech became the lead investor in a round of financing for a total of 120 million rubles, in which Altus Capital and shareholders of the Brayne family office also took part. MyGig plans to use the raised funds to develop the platform and geographic expansion.
The MyGig platform helps companies quickly find temporary performers during busy hours or high season. In turn, thanks to the platform, temporary workers get the opportunity to carry out part-time jobs with a flexible schedule, close to home and have official earnings. Only self-employed citizens can complete applications on the platform.
Now 170 thousand performers are registered on the MyGig platform, and its clients are large network companies of the consumer sector, restaurants, delivery services, for example, Azbuka Vkusa, Magnit, X5, Lenta, Hoff, DoDo Pizza, Scooter “and others.
With the help of the platform, customers attract temporary performers of various mass professions: shop floor workers, couriers, loaders, kitchen workers, salespeople, pickers, etc.
“In recent months, we have been actively analyzing the HR Tech market – according to our calculations, it will exceed RUB 100 billion. for five years. In the world and in Russia in particular, there is an acute shortage of line personnel, which is especially pronounced in the segments of the hotel and restaurant business and work with everyday goods. Given the increased competition for staff, employers need to apply new and technological methods for recruiting as well as retaining staff. In this regard, we believe that the availability of digital services will increase business efficiency and create new, more comfortable conditions for employees, “said the managing partner of the Sistema SmartTech fund. Ksenia Shoigu…
“The number of self-employed in Russia has reached 3.5 million people, which is two times more than at the beginning of 2021. In total, the self-employed have already declared 745 billion rubles. income. The digitalization of the part-time market will lead to the gradual ousting of traditional players from it in favor of more flexible and modern tools, ”noted Ilya Partin, investment director of the family office Brayne.