Quikr has set its eyes on its eleventh target—Babajob. The blue-collar job marketplace’s soon-to-be-closed sale brings to an end Sean Blagsvedt’s decade-long struggle. One that started with the idea of creating a LinkedIn equivalent for blue-collared employees. And in return, all Babajob gets for that dream is Quikr’s stock.
The online classifieds’ logic for this acquisition is simple—get the largest competitor out of the way.