Superside (company)

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Superside, formerly Konsus, is an on demand Freelance platform that provides access to pre-screened online freelancers for business tasks.

Superside
Type of businessPrivate company
Available inEnglish
FoundedAugust 2015
Headquarters,
Key peopleFredrik Thomassen (CEO)
IndustryInternet
online employment platform
Freelance marketplace
Websitekonsus.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationRequired
Current statusActive

BackgroundEdit

Konsus was founded by Fredrik Thomassen and Sondre Rasch in August 2015, and got accepted into Y Combinator startup incubator in January 2016. The company is based in Oslo and Palo Alto.[1][2]

In August 2016, Konsus raised $1.5M funding led by Sam Altman and Slack Fund.[3] An additional $3.5 million was raised in 2019 [4]. The company also announced a change of name from Konsus to Superside. [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pofeldt, Elaine. "Will This Startup Take the Fear Out Of Freelancing?". Forbes. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  2. ^ Reback, Gedalyah (30 November 2016). "This Norwegian startup thinks it has the recipe to get companies the best freelancers". Geektime. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  3. ^ Zakrzewski, Cat (9 August 2016). "Y Combinator-backed Konsus Raises $1.5M". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Newly renamed Superside raises $3.5M for its outsourced design platform". TechCrunch. September 5, 2019.
  5. ^ Fredrik Thomassen (September 2, 2019). "Konsus is now Superside. Here's why".