Acquisition of the Techstars-backed company will enable Legion to continue to build a growth platform for ambitious companies while helping Growth Collective to scale more rapidly
Dec 2, 2021 13:15 EST
December 2, 2021 (Newswire.com) –
Legion Works, Inc., a San Diego-area company, announced today the acquisition of Growth Collective Solutions, Inc., the company behind Growth Collective. The acquisition enables Legion Works to continue to develop a growth platform for ambitious companies while providing Growth Collective the resources to continue scaling at a rapid pace.
A graduate of Techstars Atlanta, Growth Collective was founded in 2019 as an exclusive hiring platform for the world’s top freelance marketers. The platform hand-matches companies with the right freelancers and streamlines the entire hiring process. For marketers, Growth Collective creates more opportunities to work for themselves, flexibly and remotely. For companies, the platform makes it possible to build high-impact marketing teams on a freelance basis without the typical agency markup.
“We are building a growth platform for ambitious companies and Growth Collective will be central to that effort. We are very impressed with the team, traction and opportunity. The way people work and hire is changing and the last two years have accelerated that change. Growth Collective is at the center of supporting that change and enabling a better way for ambitious companies to build teams to scale,” said Ryan Bettencourt, co-founder and CEO of Legion Works.
Max Ade, founder and CEO of Growth Collective, said about the acquisition, “We have seen tremendous growth in the last 12 months. When we met the team at Legion, we knew there was an opportunity to scale even faster together. The Legion team brings a wealth of experience in building and scaling companies and we’re excited about their vision for Growth Collective and Legion as a whole. Together, we are confident that we can better serve marketers and high-growth companies around the world.”
Following the acquisition, Ade will continue to act as CEO, while Felix Remennik, Growth Collective’s Chief Growth Officer, will act as President and Head of Growth.
About Legion Works, Inc.
Legion Works was founded in 2019 to build, buy and scale tech ventures that power some of the world’s fastest-growing industries. The team behind Legion has extensive experience in building and scaling companies across SaaS, marketplaces, digital marketing services and e-commerce. The company is building a growth platform to help ambitious companies to grow.
About Growth Collective Solutions, Inc.
Growth Collective was founded in 2019 as a platform to connect highly vetted marketers with high-growth companies looking to build talented growth teams. A graduate of Techstars, the company has over 500 highly vetted marketers and its customers include digital agencies, high-growth start-ups and some of the best-known brands in the world.
Source: Legion Works