JobShakers, a Fairway company that has developed a software system to simplify employee referrals, has received $250,000 from the Mid-America Angels LLC investment network.
The venture capital will help the company expand its customer support and sales team as it rolls out its product to employers throughout the Midwest, the announcement said Thursday.
Kevin Fryer is chief executive officer of JobShakers, based in the Enterprise Center of Johnson County at 4220 Shawnee Mission Parkway.
Mid-America Angels is an investment network that focuses on early-stage companies with high-growth potential in Kansas and Missouri. Last year, the network invested $2.8 million in eight companies, with 75 independent investors participating in the deals.