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Jobaline raises $7M to expand hourly jobs marketplace to 50 cities in six months

Jobaline, a bilingual marketplace that helps businesses hire dishwashers, construction workers, mechanics, landscapers and janitors, has closed a second round of funding totaling $7 million. The Kirkland, Wash-based startup will use the money to expand from the 10 cities it operates in today to 50 of the top metropolitan areas by the end of the year. Jobaline’s… Read More

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Startup Spotlight: Jobaline looks to help hourly workers hook a job

We write a lot about the shortage of workers in the fields of software development and engineering. But the majority of workers in the U.S. — roughly 59 percent —  pull down hourly paychecks in jobs such as dishwashers, baristas, sales clerks, landscapers and janitors. Jobaline, a six-month-old Kirkland startup led by former Microsoft manager Luis… Read More