Dealflow | October 16, 2017

Envoy Global lands $21 million for foreign-worker services

Roodgally Senatus
ImpactAlpha Editor

Roodgally Senatus

The Chicago-based company pairs software and legal services to help employers navigate the immigration and visa process for foreign-born workers in the U.S. and expatriate workers overseas.

Foreign-born workers are seen as critical to filling the 2.4 million high-skill science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs expected in the U.S. next year.

The Trump Administration’s uncertain immigration policy is forcing companies to rethink how they fill skills gaps, says Dick Burke, Envoy Global’s CEO. “The talent shortage is real,” he says.

Envoy Global’s Series C round was led by Catalyst Investors and joined by General Catalyst, a venture capital firm.

Since launching in 1998, Envoy Global has raised $48.75 million