Fiverr, the online platform for hiring freelancers, has acquired AND CO, the business management platform for freelancers and independent contractors. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “This decision was born out of a common belief across our two companies, which is that people do their best work when they can control their own destiny. By joining Fiverr, we’re able to unlock even more opportunities to help you focus on doing what you love, facilitating happier, more productive professional lifestyles that are built upon freedom, flexibility and damn good work,” remarked Leif Abraham the cofounder and CEO of AND CO
Founded by Leif Abraham and Martin Strutz in 2014, ANDCO had raised $2.5M in equity funding over two rounds. Investors in the company include BoxGroup, Thrive Capital, Red Swan Ventures, Scott Belsky, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Designer Fund, Dave Eisenberg, Prehype, Ricky Van Veen, Josh Abramson, Bjarke Ingels, and Neil Vogel.