How recruitment startup Workfast hit $1 million in revenue within two months of launching

CLIENT: WORKFAST
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Sydney-founded Workfast is an online platform enabling businesses to hire workers at short notice around Australia.Two months after launching in September 2016, it topped $1 million in revenue and within the next 18 months, Workfast co-founder and chief executive Tim Nieuwenhuis is aiming to hit $30 million. The Workfast team spent around 18 months testing, tweaking, iterating and developing the product before releasing the full version.“Even after launch, we had to pivot a little bit,” he says. Reflecting on the experience, Nieuwenhuis shares four tips for startups to grow without external funding.

Sydney-founded Workfast is an online platform enabling businesses to hire workers at short notice around Australia.Two months after launching in September 2016, it topped $1 million in revenue and within the next 18 months, Workfast co-founder and chief executive Tim Nieuwenhuis is aiming to hit $30 million.

The Workfast team spent around 18 months testing, tweaking, iterating and developing the product before releasing the full version.“Even after launch, we had to pivot a little bit,” he says. Reflecting on the experience, Nieuwenhuis shares four tips for startups to grow without external funding.