Freelance talent management platform raises angel round to expand across Canada, enabling growth of freelance careers and company competitiveness.
TORONTO, April 4, 2017 /CNW/ - JobBliss, a platform that enables companies to manage and find freelance talent, announced that the company has raised a round of angel funding. The funding was provided by a Toronto angel investor, and the round also includes a Smart Start grant from the Ontario Centres of Excellence, an innovation commercialization hub. JobBliss is a female founded tech startup and was a finalist for the Women 2.0 Pitch competition, TechCrunch Disrupt Toronto, and BNN Disruptors Pitch.
"As an experienced executive in tech innovation, I've hired and worked with a variety of freelancers and contractors throughout my career. What struck me is how much more nimble and competitive companies can be using freelancers," said Angie Kramer, Founder and CEO of JobBliss. "Companies need to be more agile than ever, and require flexible, specialized talent. Freelancers want to build viable careers by finding more work. JobBliss makes these company-contractor interactions affordable and efficient through a centralized solution."
JobBliss enables companies to build flexible teams, as well as:
- Organize, build and manage a private database of freelance talent
- Immediately access and connect with thousands of local freelancers
- Manage and view consolidated freelancer data including rates, location, and contact information
- Post unlimited public and private jobs
- Increase billing and invoicing reliability
- Remove the cost and need of an external recruiter
"JobBliss allows companies to build and manage a flexible, agile workforce," said Kramer. "Better freelancer management means efficiency and quality go up and costs go down. I'm excited that we can help more companies and professionals embrace the future of work and build better, more viable businesses and careers."
JobBliss is available for companies on a 30-day free trial. Freelancers are able to sign-up for free at http://i.gojobbliss.com.
Read more on the JobBliss vision of the Future of Work: JobBliss Future of Work Report
The JobBliss platform allows companies to build, organize, and streamline external resource management. JobBliss provides visibility and control over resourcing, spend, and working capital, without the cost or need of a recruiter. Companies on JobBliss manage their extended teams and freelancer resources more efficiently and tap into the best available talent. Learn more at http://i.gojobbliss.com
SOURCE JobBliss Inc.
For further information: Angie Kramer, [email protected]