Coople is a European technology company. Founded in 2009 by the award-winning Swiss entrepreneur Viktor Calabrò, Coople operates the largest on-demand staffing platform in the world. Coople’s algorithm matches workers looking for shift-based or hourly work with companies that require these workers and 98% of jobs requested are filled within four hours. Coople’s value chain includes extensive end-to-end automation: from planning, recruiting, on-boarding, matching, to work management, administration, payroll processing and payments.
Coople has 100 full-time employees, offices in Zurich and London and in excess of 210,000 registered clients and workers in the UK and Switzerland. Many of Coople’s clients are blue-chip international companies with complex operational and recruitment needs that require temporary workers for jobs in retail, hospitality, office and logistics. Coople’s current clients include Compass, JustEat, Deliveroo, Zara, Swissport, Intercontinental Hotels, Swisscom.
Coople won a number of prestigious awards, including Venture Lab’s “Most Successful Young Enterprise” award (2012). It was named a “Top 3 Internet Startup” by the Top 100 Startups (2013) and one of the “10 of the Best Businesses at London Technology Week” by Forbes in 2016. In 2014, Viktor Calabrò won the “EY Entrepreneur of the Year” award and was subsequently included in the “EY Entrepreneur of the Year” Hall of Fame. Calabrò is also the co-author, with the sociologists Martina Zolch and Marcel Oertig, of “Flexible Workforce”.