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YPOG advises Zenjob on €45 million financing round

Berlin – A YPOG Team co-led by Benjamin Ullrich and Adrian Haase comprehensively advised Berlin-based recruitment startup Zenjob on its latest financing round. The round has a total volume of €45 million and was led by Aragon Global, with renewed participation of existing investors such as Acton Capital, Atlantic Labs, Forestay and AXA Venture Partners.

Zenjob offers a digital staffing marketplace that pairs workers with matching side jobs in a growing number of industries, including e-commerce, logistics, retail and the service industries. To date, the company has placed over one million jobs in Germany and the Netherlands. The fresh money will be used for the European expansion of the company. To this end, Zenjob will launch in the UK this year and continue to invest in new European markets. Zenjob will also extend its operations in Germany and the Netherlands. Moreover, the technology platform will be advanced in order to provide new data-driven automatization possibilities for the fast-growing customer base of Zenjob. In addition to more job categories, also the team will be upsized.

Advisors Zenjob:

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich (Co-Lead, Transactions), Partner
Dr. Adrian Haase (Co-Lead, Transactions), Associated Partner
Christiane Schnitzler (Transactions), Associate

About Zenjob 

Zenjob is a digital staffing marketplace that provides temporary work to workers and employees to companies. Using the Zenjob app, talents find and book jobs on an hourly basis and can flexibly decide when, where and for whom they work. Each month, more than 40.000 workers are employed in sectors such as logistics, e-commerce, retail, and service. Zenjob was founded in 2015 by Fritz Trott, Cihan Aksakal and Frederik Fahning in Berlin and currently employs over 350 people.


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