The oversubscribed round was led by Swiss VC investiere.ch and included the Swiss Post, MS Direct Group, Equitypitcher, Wayra UK as well as existing investors. The funding will be used to continue GUURU’s international expansion and to further develop its proprietary algorithm-based matching technology.
Tonio Meier, GUURU’s CEO and co-founder commented, “We are excited to work with our incoming investors, who bring a lot of relevant industry experience and network to the company. In addition to developing our home market, we plan to focus on deepening our footprint in Germany and the UK where we benefit from a business development agreement with Wayra UK, Telefónica’s innovation arm.”
Founded in Switzerland in 2016, GUURU’s crowdsourcing platform allows companies to connect to their customers and make their skills available in real-time. Companies use the GUURU platform to outsource Customer Service, Sales Support, and Market Research to its own customers, at significantly lower costs and with a positive impact on sales conversion. Clients include Sky, Ifolor, BRACK.CH, bexio, Freitag, geschenkidee, Switzerland Tourism, and many others. The company has offices in Zurich, Düsseldorf, and London. Get in touch with us for a personalized demo of GUURU’s platform or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.