Shifthub Acquired by When I Work

When I Work, an employee scheduling and time clock app, has acquired Shifthub, a Toronto-based company that operates in the workforce management space.

In addition, the US-based When I Work  secured $5 million from their current group of investors in an effort to expand operations and accelerate hiring.

The acquisition of Shifthub will help When I Work expand its presence in Canada, the firm says.

“I’m personally thrilled to see this acquisition move forward,” said Jeremy Potvin, Founder of Shifthub

The second round of funding from the current group of When I Work investors,, Greycroft

“We’ve always been committed to creating transformative, simple products that help hourly employees and managers work better together,” said Chad Halvorson, Founder and CEO of When I Work. “This acquisition and the new round of funding will be instrumental in helping us continue our unprecedented growth, add new members to our team, improve our products, and make work better for hundreds of thousands of businesses—small and large—around the world.”

Over the next 12 months, When I Work will seek to double the size of its entire team.

Shifthub went through the Extreme Startups accelerator in 2013.