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 & Amsterdam.


Personio provides recruiting and onboarding, payroll, absence tracking and other major HR functions in an all-in-one platform aimed at European SMEs (typically 10-2,000 employees).


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. 


Personio currently counts some 5,000 SMEs as customers operating in over 90 countries.


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 $270M in Series E round on Oct 11, 2021. This brings Personio's total funding to $524.3M to date. The latest round more than tripled the company's to $6.3B, from its previous $1.7B gained after Series D raised in Jan 2021.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $524.3M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series E)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $6.3B as of Oct 11, 2021
  • City/Town: Munich
  • State: Bavaria
  • Country: Germany
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