Initial Investment: 2017

Nearly three million young people attend colleges and universities in Germany. Many subsist on meager budgets because they are unable to reconcile fixed-hour jobs with their fluctuating student schedules. Zenjob solves this problem, offering them one-off or regular employment as office workers, shop assistants, restaurant staff and messengers – all via a convenient smartphone app. For their part, the companies can react flexibly to staffing bottlenecks without administrative effort. On-call, they get pre-qualified collegiate workforce with relevant experience in their field. The students can get down to work immediately – at a store checkout, a reception desk or wherever they happen to be needed at the time.

Established in 2016, Berlin