Tech Company Financing Transactions

oDesk Funding Round

On 3/22/2012, oDesk raised $15 million in Series D investment from T. Rowe Price, Benchmark Capital and Globespan Capital Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series D

T. Rowe Price (Lead Investor)

Benchmark Capital (Kevin Harvey)

Globespan Capital Partners (Venky Ganesan)

Sigma Prime Ventures (Gregory Gretsch)

Proceeds Purpose
The investment from T. Rowe Price and our existing venture capital partners will help us innovate even faster to meet this growing demand.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Internet & IoT
Mailing Address
901 Marshall Street 200
Redwood City, CA 94025
Email Address
oDesk enables buyers of services to hire, manage, and pay technology service providers from around the world. Buyers choose oDesk for top global talent, comprehensive management tools, and a flexible hourly payment model.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Thomas Layton
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Chief Executive Officer
Gary Swart
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Chief Financial Officer
Greg Stanger
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Chief Technical Officer
Odysseas Tsatalos
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Stratis Karamanlakis
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VP - Marketing
Jaleh Bisharat
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VP - Product Management
Michael Levinson
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