Hashtaag a Bengaluru based app development startup raised $1 million in angel funding. The funds will be used for hiring talent, expand business in other cities and to build better products.

It was founded in 2015 by Krishna Vemula and Jayavardhan B N. It currently works with 40 employees which includes designers, developers and support staff. It aims to reach more than 100 employees by the end of 2016.

Krishna Vemula, chairman of Hashtaag said

“The funding will enable us to hire better talent, build better products and expand operations further in India and globally. We intend to make rapid inroads in the design-led app engineering space, and with this additional funding impetus we can continue to focus on delivering the best products to meet our client’s needs with our fundamentally unique business model and value propositions.”

Its mobile development partners of apps include Shouut, FaceChat, Logoon, Curiocty, Doors and Paperboy. It has offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, California and San Francisco.