|Industry||Internet, Classifieds search engine|
|Founders||Doug Monro and Andrew Hunter|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|Area served||Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom|
|Products||Jobs, Property, Cars|
Adzuna is a classified ads metasearch or vertical search engine based in the United Kingdom that operates websites in 11 countries. The website aggregates job, property and car ads from several hundred sources and allows users to search and filter them on a single interface. The Adzuna website only lists the adverts and the application or contact process is done on the original classified portal site after the user is redirected there.
Like other job aggregators, Adzuna aggregates vacancies from large job boards (like Monster.com), specialized job portals and employer websites into a single database and allows users to search for vacancies according to criteria like location and salary. The website also has a social networking component called "Adzuna Connect", which allows users to connect their Facebook or LinkedIn accounts to see vacancies from their first- and second-degree connections' companies and to message them to request a referral.
It lists around 500,000 UK job vacancies at any one time, enough if they were all filled to noticeably reduce the UK's unemployment rate. The large database of job ads collated by the service has allowed the company to produce a number of statistics about trends in the employment market that have been covered in the UK national press.
In November 2012, it was widely reported that Adzuna's job and housing market data was being supplied to the "Number 10 Dashboard", an app built by the UK's Government Digital Service to keep Prime Minister David Cameron and others up to date on key economic indicators.
In February 2012, Adzuna launched an additional search engine that aggregates property advertisements, including an application called "Friend Map", which makes use of the Facebook API to plot your friends onto a Google map and allow you to contact them for advice as part of the house hunting process. The service also expanded to cover car advertisements.
In April 2013, Adzuna announced the launch of its job search engine in five additional countries—Germany, Canada, South Africa, Australia and Brazil.   In January 2014, Adzuna extended its services to another five countries—France, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, and India—reaching eleven countries in total.
Adzuna was founded in 2011 by Andrew Hunter, former head of marketing of Gumtree and VP of marketing at Qype, and Doug Monro, former MD of Gumtree and COO of Zoopla. The beta site was launched in April 2011 with £300,000 seed investment from Passion Capital and Angel Investors, followed by a public press launch in July 2011. In January 2012, Adzuna announced further investment of £500,000 from Index Ventures and The Accelerator Group to expand into other verticals and countries.
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- Adzuna UK website
- Adzuna company blog
- Adzuna Germany
- Adzuna Canada
- Adzuna South Africa
- Adzuna Australia
- Adzuna Brasil
- Adzuna France
- Adzuna India
- Adzuna Netherlands
- Adzuna Poland
- Adzuna Russia