Planday Raises $3.75M To Take Employee Shift Planning Software To U.K. And U.S.

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Planday is another startup that wants to help companies weans themselves off the use of pen and paper and those damn Excel spreadsheets. It offers a cloud-based “shift planning” solution for various types of businesses that employ a flexible workforce, such as restaurants, hotels, stores, call centers and gyms.

The Danish company has just closed a $3.75 million funding round from Nordic VC Creandum, an early backer of music streaming service Spotify, amongst many other investments. Money the startup will use to expand beyond its home country, with the UK up first — where it’s currently hiring — and the U.S. to follow next year.

It also appears to be a quintessentially European type of investment. Planday is, as I understand it, already profitable and is the kind of B2B startup that has less trouble attracting VC compared to pure consumer plays this side of the pond. The investment…

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