Yes, freelancing and remote work have been on the rise for more than a decade, traditional management has undergone a (quiet) revolution, andemployee engagement seems to be on the decline. But it would nevertheless be a foolish mistake to declare loyalty dead yet. What if worker loyalty still had a bright future?
Malt raises €25 million to further develop its freelance community in Europe, and to transform the industry of high value-add services in the digital space
Malt, the 1st marketplace in France to bring together freelancers from the digital professions and companies, is finalizing a third round of financing of €25 million with Idinvest Partners, lead investor on this round, and its historical investors: ISAI and Serena.
Malt and the European Forum of Independent Professionals (EFIP) carried out the first ever European freelancing survey.
Stéphane Lebas is joining Malt as its Chief Product Officer (CPO). He will oversee the Product Management, Product data analysis, Customer Support and Marketing Acquisition teams.
Malt and EFIP teamed up to launch the European Freelancers Survey 2018. The goal? Paint a comprehensive picture of the status of independent work across Europe and make freelancers’ voice heard!
On the cusp of its 5th birthday, Malt, the leading French platform for digital freelancers, confirms the strong potential of its model by announcing that it will generate more than 50 million euros in revenue in 2018 in France. Also present in Spain, the company is aiming for 1 billion in revenue in Europe in 2023, and is preparing for next year’s launch in the Netherlands and Germany.
Recruiters used to have it a little bit easier. They knew where to find the best and brightest. They could rely on the signals conveyed by the most selective institutions—Ivy League and the like. If they managed to hire people from these institutions, their job was generally done and the recruits were generally suitable.
Choosing to externalise or internalise an activity has long been a key strategic concern for companies. One that consulting firms made a business of supporting, providing tools and ready-made thoughts to help companies make their strategic choices. The dominant dogma has long been that they should focus on their core business and outsource everything else to other specialised companies.