UK-based myGwork announced a $2.1 million Series A Round of venture capital for its LGBTQ+ professional networking site. This brings its total raised to $3.17 million. The round was led by 24 Haymarket.
myGwork is the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, graduates, inclusive employers, and allies. It aims to empower the LGBTQ+ community by offering individual members a safe space where they can connect with inclusive employers, find jobs, mentors, professional events, and news. The company’s founders Adrien and Pierre Gaubert have been honored as this year’s Top 100 OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models, by INvolve. They also recently won the Attitude Young LGBTQ+ Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Additionally, myGwork was listed in the Top 5 Startups with Pride by Geek Times, and it recently won the Diva Magazine Award of Corporate Allies.
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