ShiftKey Closes Funding Round  

by Kay Aloha Villamor January 23rd, 2023

ShiftKey, a Dallas, Texas-based technology company transforming the future of work by empowering licensed professionals to connect directly with healthcare facilities with open workforce needs, announced that it closed funding, valuing the company at over $2 billion.

The round was led by Lorient Capital, with participation from Ares Management, Pantheon, Clearlake Capital, and Health Velocity Capital will drive continued growth in the tech space.

“Nurses continue to choose to work on their own terms,” said Tom Ellis, founder, and CEO of ShiftKey. “Our vision is to empower nurses and other licensed professionals through the combination of our core marketplace product along with additional technology and tools such as scheduling, payments, education, and credentialing. We are appreciative of the support of our investors who share in this objective.”

ShiftKey's software now enables work for hundreds of thousands of licensed professionals across over 10,000 healthcare facilities nationwide.

Company: ShiftKey, LLC

Raised: Undisclosed

Round: Unknown

Funding Month: January 2023

Lead Investors: Lorient Capital

Additional Investors: Ares, Pantheon, Clearlake Capital, and Health Velocity Capital

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Software Category: Scheduling and Credential Management

About the Company: Founded in 2016, ShiftKey is a scheduling and credential management platform designed to combat the national healthcare shortage by directly connecting healthcare professionals with top-tier facilities. Leveraging marketplace dynamics and deep industry knowledge, the company is playing a vital role in mitigating America’s healthcare staffing shortages, enabling direct connections between facilities and healthcare professionals. By offering the opportunity to work as much or as little as they choose and putting the power back into the hands of healthcare workers, ShiftKey is bringing more licensed professionals back into the workforce, a solution that is solving a major crisis in healthcare.


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