LONDON, November 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Digital business matchmaking platform Opportunity Network today announced a major global expansion plan that will expand its brand reach and business development efforts while maintaining its entrepreneurial culture. Opportunity Network is now investing significant resources in talent attraction and acquisition, targeting to double local presence to reach 40 strategic markets by the end of 2016.
"Our team is very excited about the exceptional growth we are experiencing in such a concentrated period of time. We believe now is the perfect moment to grow our company, and demonstrate our strong commitment to the company's goal to facilitate global trade and direct investment, adding value to all our stakeholders. We are also very proud to have attracted senior executives such as former CEOs of reputable banks to join us. It is a clear proof that we serve the purpose and vision that attract business leaders of today and the future," said Brian Pallas, Founder and CEO for Opportunity Network.
The company will continue its rapid growth by expanding its team to countries including Benelux, Nordics, India, Slovakia, Turkey, Morocco, Qatar, Chile, Colombia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
The company will also invest additional resources toward business development in the United States and Italy in anticipation of future business needs as those two core markets mature. Including the company's current footprint in the UK, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Poland, the US, Canada, Israel, UAE, Nigeria, South Africa, Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Kuwait, Australia, Hong Kong and Vietnam, Opportunity Network will be present in approximately 40 countries. Opportunity Network will keep expanding its culturally diverse top-level team by recruiting from local markets in support of companies and financial institutions worldwide.
"We couldn't be prouder by the quality of the professionals joining our team. We know our success so far is purely due to our people, and the main reason they are joining is that they identify with our purpose. Today people work for meaning and want to make an impact. We believe our symbiotic and collaborative growth model exemplifies that purpose," explains Julia Puig, Chief Commercial Officer and Founding Team Member of the company.
About Opportunity Network
Opportunity Network (http://www.opportunitynetwork.com) is the business matchmaking platform where members find trustworthy counterparties for any deal above $ 1M and that allows banks to grow their market share. Members, key decision-makers selected by financial institutions from all over the world, post Opportunities anonymously that vary from M&A, commercial partnerships, investments, to joint ventures. Opportunity Network has now a valuation of around $150Mn and partnerships with top financial institutions like London Stock Exchange Group, CaixaBank, and Intesa Sanpaolo. Among other publications, Opportunity Network has been featured by the Financial Times (http://on.ft.com/1Qn0wzQ), Forbes (http://onforb.es/1Qn0aJp) and other international publications (for more information: http://www.opportunitynetwork.com/press-page).
SOURCE Opportunity Network