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Founder in 5: Flexa CEO on funding and using LinkedIn for advocacy, not ‘scraps’

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Molly Johnson-Jones is the CEO and co-founder of Flexa, a careers platform that aggregates a company’s workplace benefits to give job candidates more information when applying for a role.

Once a company has been verified by Flexa it can then advertise roles on Flexa’s careers platform, while applicants can filter for jobs by criteria such as remote working flexibility and other benefits.

Founded in early 2020 by Johnson-Jones, Maurice O’Brien, and Tim Leppard, the Flexa platform now has over 450,000 users.

More than 150 companies headquartered around the world have been approved to feature on the platform and in May the startup raised £2.3m in seed funding.

In this week’s Founder in Five Q&A, Johnson-Jones shares her funding tip for a first-time female founder, her advice for getting the most out of LinkedIn and how her health condition “fuelled a passion” to launch Flexa....