Staffing App Rota Raises £1.8M in Funding

rotaRota, a London, UK-based staffing app, raised £1.8m in funding.

Backers included VC firms and several High Net Worth individuals. Their names were not disclosed.

The company intends to use the funds to expand its UK presence and extend its existing service offering, whilst advancing current technologies. A key focus will be the development of its market shifting features, enhancing its ability to fill large numbers of shifts with high quality staff members.

Launched in 2015 by Tom Williams and led by CEO Stephen Segel, Rota is a tech focused startup that provides an app to supply high-quality staff to leading venues in five major cities across the UK. The company now has over 5,000 active members and operates in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Partners include hotels, caterers, restaurants, venues, events and stadia, such as Intercontinental Hotels, Compass Group, Manchester Arena and Hearts Football Club.



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