Sander + Partner GmbH (dba WinWorker), a Goch, Germany-based provider of innovative technology for craftspeople, was acquired by Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The aim of the acquisition is to accelerate growth through continued product innovation, customer service and partnerships with key industry organizations.
Led by founder Dirk Sander, WinWorker provides a software platform used by craftspeople and small-business contractors—mainly painters, roofers and landscapers—to run their businesses. Specific functionality includes workforce management, time tracking, material management, resource planning, quota preparation and controlling and cash management, among other areas. In addition to the desktop solution, which can be used with many modules, many customers access WinWorker through its mobile apps.
The company has approximately 6,000 customers which include painters, drywall installers, timber construction and roofing specialists, window manufacturers and installers, and other specialty trades.