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Acquisition Allows Field Nation to Advance Freelance Management System and Vendor Workforce Tools
MINNEAPOLIS – May 18, 2015 – Field Nation, a leading work platform connecting organizations with independent contractors to get work done, today announced it will acquire FieldSolutions, based in Minnetonka, Minn [Tweet this]. This is the first pure-play, intra-industry acquisition in the Freelance Management System (FMS) marketplace, in North America [Tweet this]. Financial terms of the acquisition will not be disclosed.
Field Nation and FieldSolutions have both evolved as innovators in the industry. In just seven years, Field Nation has become one of the largest providers of online work platforms, with more than 50,000 registered users. The Field Nation platform enables enterprises to use a single cloud-based solution to find, manage and pay contractors for any job anywhere in North America. FieldSolutions delivers flexible staffing and proprietary on-line software automation and IT services to technology enterprises and technology service companies.
“As a company, we want to think big and think long term,” said Mynul Khan, CEO of Field Nation. “The acquisition of FieldSolutions strengthens our position in the FMS platform space [Tweet this]. The project and program management strengths of Field Solutions fit well with the visibility, accountability and control that Field Nation customers demand. We are pleased to bring Field Solutions into the Field Nation family.”
“As two of the major players in our industry, I am excited to join forces with Field Nation and consolidate the power of our teams,” said Mac Lewis, CEO of FieldSolutions. “Together, our combined technology and talent makes us the strongest and most complete FMS on the planet.” [Tweet this]
In September 2014, Field Nation relocated to the 23rd floor of the AT&T Tower in Minneapolis to accommodate the company’s growth. FieldSolutions employees will join the Field Nation team at its headquarters. Once the integration is complete, Field Nation will employ more than 100 full-time employees.
Combined, Field Nation and FieldSolutions make up the most advanced FMS available [Tweet this]. Field Nation’s long-term objective is to be the dominant SaaS ecosystem used for work. The acquisition of FieldSolutions, with its highly developed service programs and delivery capabilities, helps Field Nation move toward this goal.
About Field Nation
Field Nation (fieldnation.com) is the leading online work platform for connecting businesses and workers. Global enterprises to small local companies use Field Nation’s self-service web portal to find, manage and pay contractors for any specific job. The platform enables workers to spend more time working and enables businesses to manage the right talent anywhere in the world, on demand. Field Nation has more than 50,000 service providers in its network and serves businesses globally.