Jobster, the US recruiting tool based on Cooptation, is announcing its setting up in London, UK.
following the trend and saying the jobster model do have any boundaries, the Networked Jobboard creates its first office in Europe.
Jobster's CEO, Jason Goldberg carry the fact that the european recruting market is more active et reactive than the american one figuring 50% increase and 20% for the second one.
Fortune 100 compagnies' recruiter Jobster, in leading and surfing of the web 2.0 technology business model.
A few figures and information :
Starting point : june 2004
Based in Seattle, USA
Seed funding : about 2 millions US dollars (by Ignition Partners)
First round investment : 8 millions US dollars (Ignition Partners and Trinity Ventures)
Second round investment : 19,5 million US dollar (IIgnition Partners,Trinity Ventures and Mayfield Fund)
Jobster Acquired WorkZoo in 2005