TELEFÓNICA invests in remote equipment management platform

TransparentBusiness facilitates the implementation of remote work models for the management of contractors and freelancers and teleworking

Wayra Spain, Telefónica’s open innovation hub, announced an investment in TransparentBusiness, a software as a service (SaaS) platform to manage computers remotely and in different parts of the world.

The agreement with TransparentBusiness, for an amount that was not specified, will help boost Telefónica’s Digital WorkPlace offer, as reported by the invested company to iProfessional it’s a statement.

TransparentBusiness ensures business continuity for all companies that recommend their workers to work remotely. The platform allows companies to implement more reconciling work models with the incorporation of remote work managed in a transparent and verifiable way.

The proposal to support companies to implement remote work programs includes the launch of “CloudWorking Academy“, a platform focused on training in methodology, technologies, processes and policies for effective remote work initiatives.

Wayra’s investment will help TransparentBusinesss develop business with Telefónica by bringing its service closer to its network of clients around the world, as well as global access to the community of investors and experts Wayra and Telefónica in Latin America and Europe.

“In a world of continuous change, TransparentBusiness is not only transforming the way we work, but it also demonstrates that technology can respond positively to the challenges of the future of work and to challenges such as those posed by the coronavirus by offering the platform perfect for telecommuting, “he said. Spanish Dove, director of Wayra in Madrid.

“In our area, we do digital transformation consulting for our business clients taking into account culture, processes and technological building blocks. TransparentBusiness becomes an enabler of cultural transformation towards more flexible and reconciling models. In this sense , we are very interested in being sponsors of this startup in Telefónica “, he explains Carlos Rabazo, responsible for Acceleration of Digital Transformation of Telefónica Companies.

Founded in 2012 in New York, TransparentBusiness makes it easy to implement remote working models transparently both for the management of contractors and freelancers and for the programs of “home office” or work from home. The platform solves three challenges: trust, commitment and responsibility.

“Our goal is for TransparentBusiness to be synonymous with global transparency for business and to support the reconciliation objectives of companies, allowing remote work to be efficient, transparent and verifiable,” said the Argentinean Silvina Moschini, founder and president of TransparentBusiness.

The company announced that it has completed its second round of financing, with a total of $ 6 million raised through an initial private offering. “Only 2% of venture capital goes to women,” added Moschini. “By offering our capital directly to individual investors, we were able to overcome this institutional gender bias,” he said. TransparentBusiness allied with Google, Microsoft, SAP, Cisco, ADP, BID and Facebook.

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