Snapshot overview

Konsus, Inc. is an on-demand freelancer agency that provides contract and full-time freelancers to businesses. It offers services in graphic design, web design, translation, transcription, data entry, consulting, content writing, lead generation, proofreading, and Excel modelling positions.

Company story

The Konsus company was incorporated in 2015. They received multiple rounds of funding from individuals and investment firms. As of January 2020, according to the company profile on Crunchbase, Konsus has received $5.1 million in funding.

According to their own about page, the Konsus mission is "to create more equal economic opportunities globally by finding and growing the world's best creative talent." The company serves as an agency for freelance designers for web design, graphic design, branding, PowerPoint, content creation, and more. They specifically state that they are not a marketplace and that they only work with 0.5% to 1% of applicants.

Konsus headquarters move from California to Oslo

When Konsus was first incorporated, its headquarters were listed in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. The company was first officially incorporated in Delaware, but also registered in California. Konsus surrendered its California registration in 2018, according to public records available through the California company registry website, and the headquarters were shifted to Oslo, Norway. As of January 2020, the company remains registered in Delaware.

Konsus, Inc. investors

Because Konsus, Inc. is officially incorporated in Delaware, it is difficult to know exactly who owns the equity in the company. However, Konsus does list a few of the company's investors on the about page of their service site,

  • Sam Altman
  • Geoff Ralston
  • Paul Buchheit
  • Y Combinator
  • Slack Fund
  • Freestyle Capital
  • High Alpha Capital
  • Alliance Ventures

Rebranding from Konsus to Superside

In September 2019, Konsus officially changed their service website from to They created a blog post to explain their reasoning. The post indicates that their original service site,, "did everything under the sun" and that they worked for a broad variety of clients. The new site,, was intended to serve fast growing brands. They also indicated that they were moving from a pay-as-you-go model to a subscription-based model. The site always offered both options, but the emphasis switched from the former to the latter with the rebranding.

The leadership team at Konsus remained fairly standard after its founding. The rebranding of the company's service site from to did not appear to correspond to any major team changes.


Konsus, Inc. is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. They appear to accept freelancers from all over the world, but they do not appear to operate offices other than their central headquarters.

Konsus accepted several rounds of funding including at least one round after they rebranded their service site from to

2 Websites

The total number of writing service websites that Konsus, Inc owns and operates is 2.


Type: Privately Held
Size: 51-100 employees
Funding: Yes
Founded: December, 2015


Konsus, Inc
Lille Stranden 2
Oslo 0252

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