Shiftgig Raises $20M to Grow Platform Connecting Gig Workers to Companies

The Chicago Tribune – January 17, 2017

Shiftgig, the Chicago-based platform that helps companies including Amazon and Nike hire temporary workers, has raised $20 million in Series C funding, it announced Tuesday. The company passed the 200-employee mark in December, of which about two-thirds are based in Chicago, CEO and co-founder Eddie Lou said. He plans to add 100 more this year, mainly in sales, marketing, operations and technology roles. A little more than half of those will be in Chicago.

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