Work180 co-founders Gemma Lloyd and Valeria Ignatieva. Photo: supplied
- Work180 has raised $2.2m as part of its mission to end workplace discrimation
- Giant Leap and Investible have joined Kim Jackon’s Skip Capital, which led the raise
- It counts Microsoft, NAB, BHP and Atlassian among its clients.
When Gemma Lloyd set out to raise $2.2 million for her jobs platform Work180, she took the challenges faced by female founders raising funds to the next level by adding one more.
The startup she co-founded with Valeria Ignatieva in 2015 is all about supporting women in the workplace. It pre-screens employers to see how well they support women’s careers, such as paid parental leave, pay equity, and flexible working arrangements.