oDesk raises USD15m led by DAG Ventures

Online business marketplace, oDesk, has raised USD15m in Series C funding led by DAG Ventures.

Return backers Benchmark Capital, Globespan Capital Partners and Sigma Partners also added to the round. The funds will be used to further expand the company and adds to a USD8m Series B round raised from Benchmark Capital in Sep 2006.

oDesk is a global marketplace that lets businesses hire, manage and pay staff and contractors. The California-based firm, which lets companies manage and track staff remotely through its platform, claims it is used by 80,000 registered users.

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