Jitjatjo, a NYC-based mobile staffing marketplace, raised $11m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Morningside Technology Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Mick Sawka, of Morningside Technology Advisory LLC, will join Jitjatjo’s Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds for:
– continued growth of its New York and Chicago staffing networks,
– geographic expansion to other cities in the United States,
– advancement of its Machine Learning capabilities to support the launch of the enterprise technology offering, and
– establishment of an experiential headquarters in New York.
Launchied in 2016 with an initial focus on New York City’s hospitality sector by Ron McCulloch, Executive Chairman, and Tim Chatfield, CEO, Jitjatjo is a mobile staffing marketplace that leverages artificial intelligence to instantly and accurately match hospitality operators with vetted industry professionals.
In this phase, the company is increasing the number of change agents (corporate employees) across sales, client success, talent acquisition and community management. In addition, a particular focus for the business will be in reinforcing its technology capabilities through the enhancement of its product and engineering leadership and teams.