Fundable founder Will Schroter has announced a new company to its growing portfolio of businesses and services. Fundable is a software as a service crowdfunding provider that offers both investment and rewards services.
According to Schroter, they have just acquired Zirtual, a virtual assistant platform that is the largest service as its kind;
“…we’ve officially acquired Zirtual!
As many of you know, Zirtual is the leading virtual assistant startup that matches U.S.-based virtual assistants with growing businesses. Since its launch in 2011 Zirtual has grown to become the largest virtual assistant service, with a strong emphasis on helping startups and entrepreneurs. We know that starting a business is hard, and having an extra pair of well-trained hands to get tasks done is critical.”
A user of Zirtual pays $399 and the platform is said to match you with someone to provide a needed service. Examples given include; scheduling management, research, purchasing, design and more. Zirtual is viewed as complimentary to their Startups.co portfolio which includes LaunchRock – a well known site hosting service.
Startups.co has created a growing ecosystem of services for young companies including funding with Fundable. The list of verticals besides Launchrock, Zirtual and Fundable include; Clarity, KillerStartups and BizPlan.