Amid Talent War, Limos.com Tries "Speed Hiring"

Fresh from raising a $10 million Series A round from Austin Ventures, Limos.com LLC is riding high.

The San Francisco-based company, which operates an online marketplace for limousine services, has been profitable since day one, is tracking to do $12 million in revenue this calendar year and now has the cash to scale operations worldwide and go mobile.

Still, like any company trying to expand, growth doesn’t come without a few speed bumps.

Limos.com’s toughest challenge: Hiring.

“It reminds me of 2000,” said Chief Executive T.J Booker, who was the first employee Hotwire.com hired back in the dot-com bubble days.

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