Expert360 has announced the close of a $13 million Series B round, which will fund the development of new features and international growth.
Australian consultant marketplace Expert360 has launched its international expansion, opening an office in New York in order to better support its global customers.
Like the ‘social media guru’, almost anyone can call themselves a ‘consultant’. It can be quite a vague job title, which means that for businesses who need consultants, it takes a lot of time to weed out the best. Geelong startup Pundit Connect has launched a platform to help. Targeting customers that are working on projects worth between $10,000 and $200,000, it allows users to post descriptions of their projects and receive competitive quotes for services.
Sydney-based startup Expert360 has raised $4.1 million in an oversubscribed round led by Frontier Ventures, with investors including former Macquarie Bank Managing Director, Allan Moss AO, rampersand, as well as other institutional investors and existing shareholders across Australia, the US and Europe.
Currently, in the Australian recruitment space, there are three prominent companies,disrupting what is more commonly known as the “temping” market. Those startups are Expert360 at the top end, OneShift Jobs at the low end and Sidekicker that sits between the two.
Aussie startup Expert360 has raised an impressive $1 million in investment capital, a number exceeding the founders’ expectations. The funds will be used to continue its full-scale commercial rollout and global expansion, with sights set on the huge and growing $30 billion market opportunity.