CornerJob, a Barcelona, Spain-based geolocalized job search marketplace, raised $10m in funding.
Backers included Antai Bussiness Angels, Mediaset, Banc Sabadell Capital, Bonsai Venture Capital, Cube Investments, Ithaca Investment, Samaipata, Caixa Capital Risc, and Media Digital Ventures. In addition, ENISA provided a loan.
The company intends to use the funds to consolidate its market position in Italy, Spain, France, etc., and expand into other countries.
Co-founded by Miguel Vicente and Gerard Olivé (who are the founders of Antai Venture Builder), CEO David Rodriguez, and Italy Country Manager Mauro Maltagliati, CornerJob has developed a job matching app that enables users to find geolocated job offers, apply to them, chat directly with the recruiters and get an answer in 24 hours. For companies, the chat feature allows them to minimize timeouts in the selection process.
3,000 job offers are published weekly in several sectors including Food and Beverage, tourism, retail, services, logistics, manufacturing, etc.
The company operates offices in 10 countries in Southern Europe, North and South America.