Job search engine Adzuna (UK) Secures New Funding

Job search engine Adzuna (UK) Secures New Funding

Job search engine, Adzuna (www.adzuna.co.uk), has today announced that it has raised £8m from Smedvig Capital. The Series C funding round sees Smedvig join backers Index Ventures, Passion Capital, LocalGlobe and over 400 Crowdcube investors and takes the company’s total funding to £12m. Founded in 2011 by the team behind Gumtree, Zoopla and Qype, Adzuna has also launched Find a job this week. Previously known as Universal Jobmatch, the service is one of the UK government’s largest websites, connecting millions of jobseekers with thousands of employers online and through job centres around the country. “We are proud of the world-class team and platform we have built at Adzuna, and are well on our way to achieve our mission of helping millions of people globally to find better, more fulfilling jobs. The business is already profitable, but we’ve decided to raise this round to grow even faster. Working with Smedvig has been a pleasure and they were a natural choice for the next stage of