Personio is a cloud-based HR management and recruiting solution for small and medium-sized businesses.

Personio works on making the day-to-day business operations of HR teams around the world more efficient, transparent and effortless.

Personio was founded in 2015 by Hanno Renner, Roman Schumacher, Arseniy Vershinin, and Ignaz Forstmeier. The company is headquartered in Munich, with offices in Madrid, London, Dublin and Amsterdam.


Personio’s core premise is that its software is built tailored to SMBs and how they are most likely to use software, with options for self-service integration and no requirements to have dedicated staff to support it.


Personio has added third-party app integrations (which now number 100) and last year the company started to expand into workflow automation to help carry out task management, approvals processes, electronic signatures and other productivity tools.


Personio now counts 6,000 companies covering over 500,000 employees, and 90 countries worldwide.


Personio is backed by Accel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Greenoaks Capital Partners, Meritech, Northzone, Altimeter Capital, Global Founders Capital, Alkeon, Picus, and others. The company raised $200M in new a new Series E round on Jun 22, 2022. This brings Personio's total funding to $724.3M to date. The latest round valued the company at a $8.5B. Personio was valued at $6.3B after the 1st close of Series E in Oct 2021.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $724.3M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series E)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $8.5B as of Jun 22, 2022
  • City/Town: Munich
  • State: Bavaria
  • Country: Germany
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