Acquisition brings new talent to support product development
Acquisition will strengthen Revolut’s speed of product development for Retail and Business customers
Immediate release London/ 21 October 2021
Revolut has acquired the team from Wanted, a talent sourcing marketplace founded by Balazs Alexa, Guillaume Breux, Mario Eguiluz, Jean Meyer and Eva Peris in 2019 that raised a $2m pre-seed led by Hoxton Ventures. The acquisition brings a talented team of engineers and entrepreneurs to Revolut to continue to strengthen its product development resources.
“We are very excited to join Revolut, a company that is leading the fintech revolution. We have all been loyal Revolut users for years and we now have the opportunity to contribute to a product we love and use on a daily basis.” said Jean Meyer, founder and CEO of Wanted.
Revolut co-founder and CEO, Nik Storonsky, said: “The Wanted team’s talented entrepreneurs and engineers can help us accelerate our growth goals as we continue to develop new products and services. We are looking forward to their joining the Revolut team.”
Revolut is building the world’s first global financial superapp to help people get more from their money. In 2015, Revolut launched in the UK offering money transfer and exchange. Today, more than 16 million customers around the world use dozens of Revolut’s innovative products to make more than 150 million transactions a month.
Across our personal and business accounts, we help customers improve their financial health, give them more control and connect people seamlessly across the world.
Wanted makes it fast and easy to identify and recruit talent from top tech companies. The "Headhunting as a Service" platform means that companies can directly access the best passive candidates.
Wanted knows the price of every talent and is able to reach out and get an answer in real time. Unlike other HR-Tech platforms, Wanted doesn’t charge placement fees, but has an affordable monthly subscription. The cost of hiring top talent on Wanted is 20-40x less, and faster and simpler than using headhunters.
Headquartered in New York, the 5-strong company raised a pre-seed round of $2m led by Hoxton Ventures. in 2019 and grew to a 100k user base of high quality talent and a loyal client base.