Adzuna turns to crowd for funding

21 May 2015

U.K.-based job search engine Adzuna took the unusual step (in the classifieds industry at least) of inviting individuals to become shareholders in the business, when it launched a crowdfunding campaign on the crowdfunding platform Crowdcube earlier this week.

Adzuna hopes to raise 1.5 million pounds sterling ($2.3 million U.S.) from the crowd for 5.89 percent of the company. The fund-raising ca

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.