HeadHunter and Digital Sky Technologies bought 20% at Free-lance.ru

    HeadHunter and private equity fund Digital Sky Technologies each acquired a 20% stake in the Free-lance.ru project, the market leader in remote work services.
    Negotiations between partners took quite a long time, and as a result, an agreement on mutually beneficial cooperation was signed. The personnel portal HeadHunter and the Digital Sky Technologies Foundation saw the great potential of the Free-lance.ru resource and decided to invest in its further development.

    Yuri Virovets , CEO of HeadHunter :
    “We are striving to expand our presence in the human resources market, and partnership with a leading portal in the field of remote work is an important step in this direction.”

    Yuri Milner , president of Digital Sky Technologies :
    “I consider the purchase of shares of Free-lance.ru a very promising investment, since the remote work segment is developing dynamically, playing an increasingly important role in the personnel market as a whole.”

    Anton Mazhirin, Free-lance.ru project manager :
    “Such a partnership will expand employment opportunities for remote workers, and will also fully reveal the positive aspects of remote cooperation”


    Company HeadHunter (hh.ru) operates on Internet recruitment market since 2000. The company's mission is to provide HR managers and recruiters with convenient tools for finding personnel and to help applicants in finding decent work. HeadHunter clients are more than 40 thousand companies, on the site hh.ru at the same time submitted more than 1 million resumes and 60 thousand vacancies. HeadHunter representative offices operate in 11 regions of the Russian Federation, as well as in Ukraine and Kazakhstan. In 2007, HeadHunter joined The Network's global network of recruiters.

    Free-lance.ru- a professional resource created in 2005 to search for a remote artist (freelancer) for a specific type of work. For a fairly short period of existence, Free-lance.ru has become a leading resource for remote work in Runet. Today, the site provides orders for thousands of web developers, designers, programmers, managers and copywriters. More than 3000 offers of remote work appear on the portal monthly.

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