Founded in 2008 byMIT Sloan alumni and a product of NextLab and Development Ventures at the MIT Media Lab , Assured Labor enables mid-to-low wage workers in emerging markets to connect with job opportunities using their mobile phones. The disruptive service drives efficiency and transparency into labor markets around the world. The service, named EmpleoListo, is currently running in Latin America in partnership with the regions largest wireless carrier. The management team consists of mobile, media, software, marketing, labor policy and start-up experts from MIT and Harvard. The venture backed company launched its Latin American brand EmpleoListo.com in the Fall of 2009.
Having already established themselves in Nicaragua and currently expanding in Mexio, the company recently raised a Series A round in April 2010 from multiple prestigious angel investors (including the former CEO of skype and CEO of OLX.com) and two venture funds (Nexus Venture Partners and Kima Ventures).