Digiday caught up with founder and CEO Stephanie Olson to hear how We Are Rosie will continue to grow, how advertising is changing and how the talent war will continue in 2022.
Despite enduring years of setbacks, or perhaps because of it, women-led businesses, such as We Are Rosie, might finally be seeing a glimmer of optimism. “2022 will be a strong year for women if venture capitalists and the industry put their money where their mouth is.”
This week’s agency news, people on the move and brand buzz. Including talent platform We Are Rosie securing a major investment from private equity firm Align Capital Partners (ACP), with founder Stephanie Nadi Olson to retain a “significant” stake and remain as chief executive officer.
Talent platform We Are Rosie has secured a major investment from private equity firm Align Capital Partners (ACP), with founder Stephanie Nadi Olson to retain a “significant” stake and remain as chief executive.
Business Insider: We Are Rosie listed among 10 other platforms for attracting millions of dollars to help companies hit by the Big Quit
Freelancer and talent platforms, like We Are Rosie, helping short-staffed employers are attracting millions from VC and other investors, like Align Capital Partners (ACP).
Align Capital Partners has a stake in Stephanie Nadi Olson’s platform and the deal now values the company at $110 million. We Are Rosie grew by 556% in the last year and has grown its network of freelancers to 10,000.
Press Release: We Are Rosie partners with Align Capital Partners to accelerate the flexible, inclusive future of work
ATLANTA — We Are Rosie (WRR), the flexible talent marketplace for the advertising and marketing world, announced today it has received a growth investment from Align Capital Partners (ACP), in a deal valuing the Company at $110 million. WRR founder and CEO Stephanie Nadi Olson has retained a significant stake in the Company and will continue to lead through its next phase of growth.
Marketing Brew: As the Great Resignation continues, freelance work has been a silver lining for some marketers
Perks include income potential and flexibility, but it’s not all sunshine and WFH. Flexible talent marketplace We Are Rosie’s head of talent and experience, Katie Elliott, told us the company saw an influx of brand marketers interested in freelance work during summer 2021.
Adweek: Your Payment Terms Are Impeding Your Ability to Innovate – We Are Rosie Founder, Stephanie Nadi Olson
We Are Rosie Founder, Stephanie Nadi Olson, writes an Adweek piece on how the power dynamics are rapidly shifting in favor of talent and how withholding compensation from freelancers for 120 days is harmful to all parties.
A conversation about building better remote organizations with We Are Rosie COO, Corean Canty.