In 2004 startups like Freelancer & Airtasker didn’t exist; we’d never used the term ‘startup’ locally. You know what phrase was being used? ‘Like a Boss’.
Freelancer has appointed Kyri Theos, former Australia country manager at competitor Upwork, as its new regional director for Asia Pacific. Theos has been given the task of solidifying Freelancer’s position in Australia and guiding its expansion across the Asia Pacific region.
An analysis of job postings on Freelancer.com has revealed that businesses are increasingly turning to mobile, with the number of jobs in the sector increasing by over 25 percent to 22,290.
Just a month after teaming up with drone startup Flirtey, NASA has partnered with yet another Australian startup: the space agency will be using Freelancer to design a number of models of tools that will be used by a humanoid robot on the International Space Station.
It was revealed over night that Freelancer.com has acquired Warrior Forum in a $3.2 million dollar deal. The move is congruent with the game plan CEO, Matt Barrie spoke of when filing the companies IPO last year.
The Freelancer.com Fast 50 pulls data from over 4 million users and over 2.3 million projects to highlight the 50 fastest moving online job categories, creating the most comprehensive insight into online job trends. The data for the Q2 Fast 50 report came from 190,000 online jobs posted on the website during the quarter, making it the leading forward-looking indicator for the global online job economy.
Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, today announced that it had acquired Scriptlance, Canada’s largest freelance marketplace and the fifth largest in the world.