By Paul Sawers
As businesses adapt to a world of remote working and isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, they have an opportunity to rethink how they operate not just over the next few months but far into the future. While many employees are figuring out to work from home — other workers, from health care professionals and delivery drivers to builders and warehouse operators, may need to work at a specific place (or places).
Canadian startup WorkJam is targeting these workers with a “digital workplace” platform designed to span a range of industries. Today, WorkJam announced that it has raised $50 million in a series C round of funding led by Inovia Capital, with participation from Lerer Hippeau, Blumberg Capital, Harmony Partners, Fonds de Solidarité FTQ, and Claridge.