MyNavi Corporation Eyes Freelancer Business Platform
Mynavi Corporation Japan acquired Sribu, a platform for freelancers and crowdsourcing-based digital content solution providers. Sribu founder Ryan Gondokusumo said this acquisition opens opportunities for freelancers and content creators to market their expertise to a wider business network. "Freelance work is getting more attention and can be the first step in cultivating an entrepreneurial spirit," Ryan said on March 30.
Director and Managing Executive Officer of Mynavi Corp Kazumasa Yoshida said collaboration with a robust company like Sribu was one of the strategies he developed. "Mynavi and Sribu are now working together to provide various innovative services to meet the needs of business people," he said. Before Mynavi's acquisition, Sribu had raised funding from East Ventures, Asteria, and CrowdWorks.