Uniphore technology company layoffs 10% of an overall global workforce which means 76 employees of their overall headcount. This is the second round of layoffs by the conversational automation start-up which became a unicorn in February 2022 after raising $400 million.
Uniphore Technologies has joined the growing line of start-ups handing out pink slips to their employees. The Chennai and California-based company reportedly laid off 10 percent of its almost 760-strong global workforce in mid-December 2022. This is the second time the company has let go of people; it fired around 35 employees in June 2022, a source familiar with the situation informed Outlook Start-Up.
Following that, Uniphore’s India operations comprised 227 employees in Bengaluru and 90 in Chennai, while its US office (excluding Canada) had 296. It also has operations in Europe, Israel, the Middle East, and parts of Asia, which have been affected by the recent layoffs.