Catalant, formerly HourlyNerd, is a Provider of an online platform to access business expertise on demand. Its technology platform and programs enable companies to get mission-critical work done faster.
Catalant's platform connects large enterprise clients with management students and graduates who can address the business' needs and provide part-time freelance consulting work.
Catalant was founded in 2013 by Rob Biederman, Peter Maglathlin, Joe Miller, and Patrick Petitti. The company is based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States and serves customers around the world.
Catalant connects companies to talent and knowledge in real time. It has built a global network of more than 40,000 experienced and independent consultants and boutique firms available to work with clients on a variety of business needs including research, strategy, marketing, finance, sales, operations and product initiatives.
Catalant now offers customized software solutions for internal workforce management, serving major clients such as General Electric and Shell.
Catalant is backed by top leading investors including General Catalyst, Highland Capital Partners, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s ZX Ventures, Mark Cuban, GE Ventures, & Greylock Partners among others. The company raised $35M in a Series E financing on Jan 22, 2020. This brings Catalant's total funding to $110.5M to date.