WiJungle, a cybersecurity startup based in Gurugram, India, is planning to hire over 120 people in the next six months. The hiring process will take place across various departments, such as engineering, sales and support, in order to expand the company’s market demand and launch new products. Co-founder Karmesh Gupta has stated that the recent hiring plans will help the organisation achieve its targeted topline and double the current headcount to 240 this year.
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Initially founded in 2014 as a free WiFi service, WiJungle pivoted to cybersecurity and now offers AI and machine learning-based security solutions, including network firewall, web application firewall, data leak prevention, load balancer and vulnerability assessment. The company caters to clients in various verticals, such as hospitality, defence, education, healthcare and transportation. Its primary customer base comprises small and medium businesses, as well as the government.
In April of last year, WiJungle raised seed funding at a valuation of $22 million from global venture capital firm SOSV. The startup’s recent hiring plans stand out amid the mass layoffs that various tech companies have resorted to due to the global economic slowdown. Companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta and Twitter have announced significant job cuts.