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 München, Bayern, with offices in London, UK and Madrid, Spain.

Personio's mission is to make HR processes as transparent and efficient as possible so HR can focus on the most valuable assets in the company: the people.

Personio automates processes, generates evaluations at the click of a button and produces timely reminders for important deadlines. The Personio solution includes human resources, recruiting and payroll and supports all core HR processes every business needs to do. 


Personio enables your employees to apply for leave, upload medical certificates, review applications and much more, all via their own user accounts, making extended e-mail exchanges and time-consuming enquiries with the HR department a thing of the past. The company serves almost 2,000 customers in more than 40 countries.


Personio is backed by Accel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Northzone and others. The company raised €67.6M ($75M) in a Series C financing on Jan 21, 2020. This brings Personio's total funding to $129.3M to date. The latest also values the company at around $500M.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $129.3M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $20M-$50M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $500M as of Jan 21, 2020
  • City/Town: München
  • State: Bayern
  • Country: Germany
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