PeoplePerHour is an online marketplace which allows clients to for outsource work to freelancers
We take a percentage commission on the value of work done, as well as up-selling features like premium freelancer accounts and premium listing options.
Mostly US-based companies: Elance, ODesk and Guru.
We're the first company of our kind in Europe.
We've taken angel funding.
I did another start-up: a bricks-and-mortar business that hired-out professional PAs by the hour (see the connection?).
From my previous business. I started thinking about how it could become so much more scalable if the model was turned on its head with an eBay-style community matching freelancersto work, rather than the traditional 'broker' model
Listening to VCs' recommendations.
Carlsberg (it doesn't exist, but if it did...).
Expanding outside the UK.
In association with
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