Israeli on-line freelance platform Fiverr (NYSE: FVRR) right this moment introduced its acquisition of Seattle-based on-line studying firm CreativeLive. No monetary particulars have been disclosed.
Fiverr cofounder and CEO Micha Kaufman stated, “Fiverr is greater than only a work platform – we essentially consider in supporting your complete freelance way of life, and that features skilled schooling and coaching. The power to accumulate new expertise in a quickly altering work setting after which be capable to monetize them is a part of Fiverr’s function in main transformation for patrons and sellers on our platform.
He added, “The acquisition of CreativeLive is a part of this broader technique. Chase and the workforce’s experience in creating compelling studying experiences throughout industries is a pure match for us as we scale this a part of our enterprise. The depth and caliber of the programs that CreativeLive affords are distinctive and we stay up for providing them to our whole neighborhood.”
Based in 2010 by Chase Jarvis, CreativeLive affords over 2,000 lessons throughout a wide range of inventive and enterprise classes and has helped greater than 10 million learners purchase new expertise for his or her profession, their hobbies, and their lives.
CreativeLive will stay an impartial firm, based mostly in Seattle and Chase Jarvis will keep on as CEO. Fiverr’s present on-line studying platform, Fiverr Study, might be merged into CreativeLive to additional meet the wants of freelancers and companies the world over.
Fiverr’s share worth is up 3.65% on the NYSE at $184.10, giving a market cap of $6.73 billion.
Revealed by Globes, Israel enterprise information – en.globes.co.il – on October 7, 2021
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