Trada Closes $9M Series D Financing

Trada, a Boulder, Colo. performance-based expert marketplace where multiple experts build, manage and optimize advertisers’ campaigns on Google, Yahoo, Bing and Facebook, has closed a $9m Series D financing.

Backers include Foundry Group and Google Ventures.

The company intends to use the funding to continue to expand its paid search and third-party Facebook advertising marketplace, built on the Facebook Ads API.

Led by founder and CEO Niel Robertson, Trada is an online advertising services marketplace, where a diverse community of digital advertising experts (Optimizers) and graphic designers (Creatives) work and are paid on their performance. Experts work collaboratively and competitively to build campaigns and earn money on a performance basis by generating profitable clicks, conversions and social interactions such as “likes” on behalf of businesses and agencies who run their projects on Google, Yahoo, Bing and Facebook.

The company is currently hiring (



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