YPOG advises Zenjob on Euro 45 million financing round
Berlin — Recruiting startup Zenjob has raised a total volume of € 45 million in its latest financing round. This was led by Aragon Global, founded in 2001 by Ann Dias (pictured), with renewed participation from existing investors including Acton Capital, Atlantic Labs, Forestay and AXA Venture Partners. — A YPOG team co-led by Benjamin Ullrich and Adrian Haase provided comprehensive consulting services to the Berlin-based startup Zenjob.
Zenjob is a digital staffing company that matches workers with suitable part-time jobs across numerous industries, including e‑commerce, logistics, retail, and services. To date, the company has placed over one million jobs in Germany and the Netherlands.
The additional capital will be used for the company’s European expansion. To this end, Zenjob will launch in the UK later this year and invest in other European markets. Zenjob will also expand its activities in Germany and the Netherlands. In addition, the technology platform is being further developed to enable new data-driven
Enable automation capabilities for Zenjob’s rapidly growing customer base. In addition to the expansion of job categories, the team will also be enlarged.
Consultant:inside Zenjob: YPOG
Dr. Benjamin Ullrich (Co-Lead, Transactions), Partner, Dr. Adrian Haase (Co-Lead, Transactions), Associated Partner, Christiane Schnitzler (Transactions), Associate
Zenjob is a digital recruitment marketplace that matches workers with temporary part-time jobs. With 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 hired in industries such as logistics, e‑commerce, retail and services. Zenjob was founded in 2015 by Fritz Trott, Cihan Aksakal and Frederik Fahning in Berlin and currently employs over 350 people.
YPOG is a specialist tax and commercial law firm operating in the core areas of Corporate, Funds, Litigation, Tax, Transactions, IP/IT, Notary Services, Banking + Financial Services and FinTech + Blockchain. The YPOG team advises a wide variety of clients. These include emerging technology companies and family-run medium-sized enterprises as well as corporations and private equity/venture capital funds. YPOG is one of the leading addresses for venture capital, private equity and fund structuring in Germany. The firm and its partners are nationally and internationally ranked by JUVE, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Focus, and Chambers and Partners. Today, YPOG employs more than 90 experienced lawyers, tax advisors, tax specialists and a notary in three offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne. www.ypog.law