December 20, 2012 – A Platform That Provides Professional Services

The high-level employees at your company shouldn’t be wasting time putting together marketing materials or human resources presentations, especially when they’ve got important sales pitches to create and clients to serve. Rather than asking your own employees to stretch themselves thin and handle one-off tasks and mundane research projects, you can hire a freelance professional from to handle the job instead. is an online marketplace where companies can find and hire professionals who are capable of handling all sorts of routine business tasks. The web-app itself matches “buyers” with “providers” who have the experience necessary to do everything from research patents and analyze stocks, to run background checks on job applicants and put together training seminars. As a buyer, you just click over to the site, define what you need, and include some basic details about your company. delivers your request to experts in the field (i.e., “providers”) who have signed up to sell their services through the platform. limits the results you see based on price point and qualifications, which means you won’t be getting hundreds of responses from unqualified applicants when you post your needs on the site. Meanwhile, providers who don’t feel like working within the confines of an office can offer their freelance services to companies in need. provides a constant source of leads for professional freelancers, and makes it easy for people to actually get paid on time for the services they provide.

Practical Uses:

  • Find a legal expert to review your patent application
  • Make money by creating infographics for publishers
  • Hire a freelancer to design a new company logo
  • Jump-start your freelance career by finding new clients through the platform

Insider Tips:

  • Buyers can write out their needs or use one of’s templates
  • Providers receive funds from as soon as a buyer accepts their work
  • Buyers are encouraged to leave feedback on any providers they hire
  • Frequent buyers can commission a custom template from for a small fee
  • People can connect to through their LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter accounts

What we liked:

  • People can use to gather large quantities of data
  • The providers who offer their services on are experienced professionals
  • Freelancers can choose which projects they’re willing to take on
  • Companies can see exactly how many people their job postings have reached

What we didn’t like:

  • Nothing


Company Info:

  • Launched: September 2012
  • Privately Held
  • Headquarters: New York, New York
  • Founded by: Bruno Haid, Flo Lauber, and Luca Hammer
  • Web site:


  • Prices vary depending on the work being performed

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