Fiverr Enters Four Key Global Markets to Expand GIG Economy
JCN Newswire / 2014年10月30日 11時43分
Driven By Its Latest Round of Funding & Growth Strategy, Fiverr Rolls Out Localization in 4 Countries
NEW YORK, NY, Oct 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fiverr, the world's largest marketplace for creative and professional services, announces today the launch of new Spanish, French, Dutch, and Portuguese language versions of its website, helping creative and professional people turn their limited local audience into demand around the world. Consumers can now access over 3 million Gigs in more than 100 categories, in their native language. Fiverr's localization strategy further accelerates a significant shift toward a new way to work -- where global connectivity is essential.
Fiverr has pioneered a new model of "Services as a Product" (SaaP) to provide consumers with a catalogue-like, e-commerce experience that allows Gigs to be purchased with only a few clicks, and without the time consuming process of negotiating a project.
"International growth and market expansion has become a strategic priority for Fiverr," says Fiverr CEO, Micha Kaufman. "We want to better serve the entrepreneurial community that exists on Fiverr, as well as potential users throughout the world. These are the first of many languages that we'll be adding over the next few months, with ongoing community & social media management."
Kaufman added, "Fiverr's worldwide popularity gives sellers unmatched deal flow, and provides talented people tools to package their skills as products. Customers can enjoy the familiar eCommerce experience of browsing through a product catalogue, searching for, and ordering, exactly what they need."
The launch of a localized Fiverr in Spanish, Portuguese, French and Dutch marks the next step in Fiverr's ambitious journey to accelerate geographic expansion over the next few months. This new localization initiative illustrates Fiverr's momentum and growth strategy launched following this summer's $30 million round of Series C funding. The funding is being used to focus on aggressive market penetration and to advance opportunities for digitally based entrepreneurs worldwide.
Browse. Buy. Done. Fiverr(R) gives you instant access to millions of Gigs from people who love what they do. It's the easiest way for individuals and businesses to get everything done, at unbeatable value. Fiverr is the world's largest marketplace for creative and professional services, currently listing over 3 million Gigs in more than 100 different categories across 196 countries. Fiverr is one of the top 130 websites in the world according to Alexa.com. With a team of 140 people, Fiverr has primary offices in New York, Miami, and Tel Aviv. The company is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Qumra Capital and a group of private investors. For information on the leader of the Gig(R) economy, visit www.Fiverr.com
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