Vikas Kakkar, CEO HireXP, talks about growth hacks, post funding

HireXP, an HR tech startup recently raised funds from CEO of Knowlarity Ambarish Gupta and a British entrepreneur. The startup has already indentified the problems both HR professionals and job seekers face, and launched the HireXP app. This solution hopes to change the way hiring is done by making it hassle free. Vikas Kakkar’s HireXP aims at re-defining hiring process by offering end-to-end recruitment solutions.

Vikas comes with a demonstrated track record in technology and services industry. An experienced IT professional, Vikas has held senior leadership roles in organisations in the telecommunication domain. He has invested his thoughts and resources as a consultant with many startups to help streamline their business operation.

Vikas talks about the product with the aim of building a successful venture.

The end product

HireXP is a new age recruitment solutions that helps hire the right candidate and also opens a window for the candidates to speak their heart when it comes to the interview experience. The brand is targeted towards re-defining the hiring process by giving an amazing experience to the recruiters.

Vikas adds, “We dreamt of creating a highly usable, intuitive solution that would take away your day-to-day recruitment worries, streamline standard hiring processes, and provide you with insightful analytics on your systems. But most importantly, free up your recruiters’ time and creativity to engage candidates in more impactful ways.”

Innovation added

The startup recently launched recruitment app to make hiring process even more convenient. Searching the right candidate from a huge crowd is no more a hefty task, thanks to this app. Recruiters can select their candidate on their mobile phones and keep track of the entire hiring process.

“The app is step one. We want to build a brand that makes job recruiters look no further. We are working hard every day to add more innovation to our product.” Added Vikas

HireXP is also on the road to inject AI in the existing platform and assemble a new product line, CamXP. CamXP will focus on campus hiring and make college placements easier.

Growth aspect

“We are actively looking to change the traditional recruitment pattern in Asia. With more innovation, we are looking ahead to expand our presence in other parts of Asia.” Said Vikas

While working on CamXP – campus hiring, HireXP is wants to make campus placements easier for recruiters as well as students. The recent funding will help them construct the product with rich features and usage convenience.

The startup also looks forward to boost product sales in existing markets, and finding a worthy partner in tier B cities. “We look forward to open new markets by the end of 2018”, added Vikas


As we wished Vikas all the luck for his future endeavors, we asked him about his ultimate vision. “We want to exceed expectations and deliver on promises. Passion and determination is vital for any person to grow and one must never stop learning.” He said.

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