Zenjob, a Berlin, Germany-based full service on-demand staffing platform, raised €8m in Series A funding.
Backers included existing investors Redalpine, Acton Capital Partners and Atlantic Labs.
The company intends to use the funds to expand further across Germany and beyond.
Founded in January 2016, Zenjob provides a technology platform that allows allows companies to fill short-term staffing needs without administrative hassle. All candidates are employed by and insured through Zenjob. The company ensures the quality of its student candidate base through a thorough application process and continuous on-the-job reviews.
For students, Zenjob provides jobs in real time via the app and tailored to individual profiles and payments are made immediately after completion of the job.
The company currently employs more than 2,000 students and serves over 500 businesses in Berlin and Hamburg. Most of their B2B customers are in retail, logistics and hospitality and include businesses such as Hard Rock Café, Tesla, Sheraton Hotels and Gerry Weber.