Jobop, a Moroccan startup with an on-demand platform for temporary hiring, has closed a US$1 million seed round of funding to expand its “Workforce-as-a-Service” market.
Plug and Play Ventures, business angels, and Azur Innovation Fund all contributed to the seed round.
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Jobop, which launched in early 2021, uses its own technology to link businesses with blue-collar temporary labor in industries like hospitality, construction, logistics, and manufacturing.
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“We are happy to support Jobop in their goal of dominating the African temporary employment market by investing in them. In addition to developing a strong business, they will also have a significant humanitarian impact by giving thousands of Africans jobs, according to Adnane Filali, the general partner at Azur Innovation Fund.
“We are happy to invest in Jobop and help them in their mission to become the foremost temp staffing firm in Africa,” said Adnane Filali, General Partner at Azur Innovation Fund. In addition to developing a strong business, they will also have a significant social impact by giving thousands of Africans jobs.
Jobop intends to utilize the money to strengthen its tech product and expand into new countries, with a debut in Egypt anticipated by the end of this year.