Dell, Khosla Join Omidyar In Fresh Round Of Investment In iMerit, A Digital Economy Back-Office …

BANGALORE, India — iMerit, a Palo Alto startup that provides back-office services to global digital companies from centers in eastern India, has raised $3.5 million in its second round of funding. Among the new investors joining existing investor Omidyar Network are the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Khosla Impact, set up by Vinod Khosla, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and co-founder of Sun Microsystems. The money will be used to expand from six centers and about 500 employees to 15 centers and 6,000 people over the next five years, CEO Radha Basu told International Business Times in an interview. From verifying drivers’ documents for a San Francisco-based cab-hailing network provider to validating information on hotels and travel sites to data and image categorizations for online shopping sites, iMerit is finding willing learners among India’s poor youth.…


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