One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs Private Capital have made a growth equity investment in Staff Finder. Financial terms weren’t announced. Zurich-based Staff Finder provides a software platform that enables businesses to find temporary workers to cover immediate hourly or daily staffing needs.
Zurich/London, 7 March 2016 – STAFF FINDER, Europe’s #1 on-demand marketplace for temporary staffing, today announced the completion of a growth equity investment led by One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs Private Capital. The investment will help STAFF FINDER accelerate its international expansion strategy and support its product development roadmap.
STAFF FINDER’s cross-device software platform enables businesses to find temporary workers to cover immediate hourly or daily staffing needs around the clock. 98% of all job requests are filled within 4 hours from creation, thereby enabling businesses to manage unpredictability and flexibly respond to staff shortages and peak demand. The company’s suite of mobile and web apps disrupts the traditional staffing market with a fully automated end-to-end solution, combining enterprise-grade technology with an intuitive user experience. STAFF FINDER transforms the way its customers manage their workforce and significantly reduces staffing costs from day 1, whilst workers love the flexibility and additional income they can generate through the platform.
“We are thrilled to partner up with One Peak and Goldman Sachs”, commented Viktor Calabrò, founder and CEO of STAFF FINDER. “This is a significant milestone in STAFF FINDER’s history and the beginning of an exciting new era for the company. We envisage becoming the first truly global on-demand staffing marketplace, providing businesses in major cities around the world with a technology solution that fits their needs. Today, we already work with more than 5,000 customers and are scaling rapidly with the support and operational guidance of our investors.”
“One Peak is delighted to lead STAFF FINDER’s first institutional investment round together with Goldman Sachs. We are impressed with the rapid growth of the business and its exceptional technology platform,” said David Klein and Humbert de Liedekerke, Co-Founders and Managing Partners of One Peak. “We look forward to supporting the company with its international roll-out strategy and believe that it has all the right ingredients to become a category-defining market leader.”
“STAFF FINDER provides a powerful solution by using technology to match job seekers and employers”, said Christian Resch of Goldman Sachs Private Capital. “We are excited to partner with STAFF FINDER’s management.”
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About STAFF FINDER
STAFF FINDER is Europe’s #1 on-demand staffing marketplace where businesses can find temporary workers to fill immediate hourly or daily staffing needs around the clock. STAFF FINDER’s cross device software platform is intuitive and user-friendly, covering 98% of job requests within 4 hours. This allows businesses to effectively manage unpredictability, free up management time and significantly reduce costs. Workers love the flexibility and additional income they can generate through the platform.Founded in 2011, the company has offices in London, Zurich and Lausanne and focuses on the hospitality, events & promotion, retail, logistics, business services and office sectors.
About One Peak Partners
One Peak is a specialist private equity firm investing in growth stage technology and tech-enabled companies. One Peak provides growth capital to exceptional entrepreneurs, with a view to transform innovative and rapidly growing businesses into lasting, category-defining industry leaders.
About Goldman Sachs Private Capital
Goldman Sachs Private Capital provides long term capital to growth and middle-market companies. The group focuses on investing as a lead or minority investor and can provide both equity and debt financing.