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Outsized, one of the leading platforms for top-tier independent talent in Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East are thrilled to announce the successful completion of its Series A funding round. Led by South African venture capital firm Knife Capital, the round also includes investment from several private investors, including Adrian Durham, founder of the global wealth management platform FNZ Group.
The investment will enable Outsized to strengthen its position as one of the leading growth market players in the global freelance platform market. The company will grow its team in sales and engineering, expand in existing regions, and accelerate product development for enterprise clients and independent talent. Knife Capital revealed that the investment in Outsized is one of the first from its third fund.
Outsized is a talent-on-demand platform for top independent professionals, enabling large enterprise clients and consulting firms in Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East to implement flexible workforce models. Outsized has several new products in the works, including new modules for enterprise clients and services for professional freelancers. “The integration of AI technology into Outsized’s product offerings and core operations is already underway, enhancing the user experience for both clients and talent,” said Outsized’s CEO, Johann van Niekerk.