Qwick, a Phoenix, AZ-based on-demand staffing company that connects service industry professionals with hospitality shifts in real-time, raised $1.3M in funding.
– Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund,
– UA Venture Capital,
– Moving Capital,
– Desert Angels, and
– XG Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to hire five additional people in engineering, operations, and business development teams in the next month, expand to four additional cities in 2019, including San Diego in January.
Led by Jamie Baxter (co-founder and CEO), Blaine Light (co-founder and COO), and Chris Loeffler (co-founder), Qwick connects hospitality professionals with food and beverage shifts in real time. Workers provide their work experience and availability, businesses post shifts that need to be filled, and Qwick texts workers available shifts that fit their skills and schedule.