Smartstaff (previously Qikwork) is a workforce management platform for your workers.

Basic Information

Bengaluru, Karnataka based Smartstaff (previously Qikwork) is helping businesses source, hire, manage, engage and retain their blue-collar workforce. They are on a mission to help 100 million blue-collar workers in India find better work, leveraging the power of technology. They understand and have observed that Blue collar workers have had to take the brunt of an inefficient workforce management system that has been manual and unreliable in nature. This is a space that has been traditionally managed by contractors and middlemen managing the workforce using notebooks and excel sheets. The manufacturing industry has also had to suffer due to a high attrition and unreliable workforce. Smartstaff eliminates the challenges of a legacy system and facilitates better workforce management for the manufacturing industry while empowering India’s large blue collar workforce population to get better access to work. They are allowing organisations to manage their workforce attendance and payroll while using their powerful automation tools to optimise and improve their productivity. Their Salient Features: Reduce Workforce Attrition - Through smartstaff's workers app, workers get access to digital timesheets and payslips & also get an option to flag any concerns thus reducing attrition that occurs due to a non-transparent flow of wages; Get a hold of absenteeism - The platform gives you visibility on the performance and availability of your workforce coupled with valuable expected absenteeism data giving you better control of your shop floor headcount and production plan; Improve workforce productivity - Their powerful dashboards allow you to track performance and output at a worker level, thus making it possible to drive up productivity and output. Their Clients: Raymond UCO, Dixcy, Enamor, Future Group, Adarsha Specialty Chemicals, Kumar Organic Products, Newcast Di Casting, Shri Lakshmi among many others. See more

Legal Name


Qikwork Services Private Limited



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Founding Date



No. of Employees


41 to 60

Core Team


Arpit Dave

Co-Founder and CEO


Viral Chhajer



Gnanesh Chilukuri

Co-Founder and CTO

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Total Funding





Blume Ventures