Fiverr acquires CreativeLive to spice up on-line schooling choices

Fiverr CEO Micha Kaufman

On Thursday, Fiverr, the Nasdaq-listed and Israeli-founded on-line freelancers market introduced the acquisition of on-line studying startup CreativeLive.

The Seattle-based firm has established a platform for inventive and entrepreneurial schooling, the place customers might find out about design, enterprise, pictures, video manufacturing, and advertising and marketing, amongst different subjects. Among the many instructors are a broad mixture of Pulitzer, Grammy, and Oscar-winning authors, considering leaders, and iconic entrepreneurs.

“Fiverr is greater than a job board; we imagine in selling the entire freelance way of life, which incorporates skilled schooling and coaching.”

The power to amass new abilities in a quick altering work setting and subsequently monetize them is a essential part of Fiverr’s position in facilitating transformation for purchasers and sellers on our platform,” stated Micha Kaufman, Fiverr’s Founder and CEO.

“Buying CreativeLive is a part of this greater purpose. Chase and his staff’s experience in constructing charming studying experiences throughout industries makes them a great match as we scale this phase of our enterprise. The breadth and high quality of CreativeLive’s programs are unmatched, and we sit up for giving them to our total group.”

CreativeLive, based in 2010 by Chase Jarvis, affords over 2,000 classes in a wide range of inventive and enterprise classes and has assisted over 10 million learners in growing new abilities for his or her occupation, hobbies, and life.

“The longer term rewards people and companies who can innovate, develop, and adapt to a shortly altering world,” acknowledged Chase Jarvis, CreativeLive’s Founder and CEO. “On the coronary heart of all of it is folks’s capability to amass new talents, assume creatively, and act with a progress mentality. As soon as thought of ‘good to haves,’ we now perceive that these traits are mandatory for achievement in any business.”

CreativeLive will proceed to function independently, retaining and rising its staff from its current location in Seattle, Washington, with Founder and CEO Chase Jarvis on the helm. Fiverr Study, Fiverr’s present on-line studying program, shall be included into CreativeLive.

Fiverr acquires CreativeLive to boost online education offerings