Digital marketing startup Adwerx is making a lot of news lately. Not only did the spinoff of ReverbNation recently rise to No. 173 on the Inc 500 list, the emerging company has now raised $4.4 million in new capital. And Adwerx is hiring.

Adwerx, which focuses on the real estate market but has steadily expanded its range of services, has sold $4.4 million in shares in a private stock offering, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Tuesday.

And Tuesday night, Adwerx participated in the ExitEvent Big Top jobs fair, looking for additional workers.

Current open positions include:

  • Senior Corporate Marketing Manager
  • Associate Developer
  • Growth Marketing Manager
  • Inside Sales Representative
  • Web Developer
  • Senior Developer

Already with a headcount of 52, Adwerx is expanding a team that produced $14.1 million in revenue last year. That total represents a 2,443 percent growth.

Adwerx, which is based at the American Tobacco campus in Durham, did not disclose what it intended to do with the new funding..

Adwerx began in 2013 and allows real estate professionals to advertise new listings, generate demand for older listings and build their online brand. It has over 40,000 real estate customers across all 50 states and Canada.

It has since expanded its digital advertising offerings to include dental practices, law offices, restaurants, salons and spa, among other businesses.

The company is led by Chief Executive Officer Jed Carlson, a Duke MBA graduate. He previously worked at American Spirit Graphics and

Adwerx was spun out of ReverbNation, a champion for independent musicians co-founded in 2006 by Carlson, in January 2015.

Its Adwerx Quick Adder software was nominated for an Inman Innovation Award earlier this year.

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Note: North Carolina Business News Wire contributed to this report.