Leading platform for elite business freelancers Skillbridge wins Bully Award in Barcelona
Industry: Human Resources
The leading online platform for finding and engaging elite business consultants and freelancers wins prestigious technology and innovation award.
London, England (PRUnderground) October 14th, 2015
Skillbridge, the market-leading online platform for engaging elite business freelancers is thrilled to announce that it is a 2015 Bully Award Winner.
The Bully Awards, described as the “Oscars of European Tech”, honour outstanding technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies. Previous honourees include European ‘Unicorn’ firms, Funding Circle, the peer-to-peer lending service, valued at over $1bn and Blippar whose augmented reality platform is valued at over $1.5bn.
The Bully Awards were held at the White Bull Summit (October 5th-7th) at the World Trade Center, Barcelona. With over 500 early-stage companies in contention, event founder Farley Duvall describes winners as firms that “keenly demonstrate excellence in innovation, leadership, and growth potential”. A select few including Skillbridge were invited to take to the stage at the summit, presenting on stage in front of an all-star panel of judges including leading investors and visionary Mike Butcher of Tech Crunch.
The award ceremony was held at historic Renaissance Palace, Finca Mas Solers. London-based CTO & Co-Founder Saalim Chowdhury represented the Skillbridge team. Mr Chowdhury commented, “The competition was fierce and the atmosphere was tense – the room was full of very talented entrepreneurs each with game-changing visions. We’re really excited that the judges share our market-shifting vision for elite business freelancers powered by our data-centric Talent Dynamics technologies.” Skillbridge, CEO & Co-Founder, Raj Jeyakumar commented “This is great recognition for the efforts of the Skillbridge team and our incredible growth in the past 18 months and how our market-leading platform is changing the way companies both think about and work with elite business freelancers”.
About Skillbridge: Skillbridge is the leading online platform for elite business freelancers. In the last 18 months the company has grown to over 6,000 (and rising!) screened freelance consultants, with clients ranging from the largest private equity houses to the Fortune 500. Their proprietary Talent Dynamics matching technology means projects start in days not weeks and deliver with unparalleled reliability. Best of all clients save on average 75% – and clients and consultants alike love the experience! “By starting Skillbridge…[they] became a small section of a big sector…the market for solo business consultants was worth $40 billion in 2013.” – The Economist. Skillbridge has offices in New York and London. For more information, please visit http://www.skillbridge.co, like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/skillbridge) or follow us on Twitter @SkillbridgeCo