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  1. Greg Stanger has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Duetto Research in San Francisco - CA, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Hospitality Net

    Stanger comes to Duetto with significant senior level financial management experience at market leading technology companies, including CFO roles at Expedia, Chegg and oDesk. He has also served as a Board Member for companies including Netflix and Kayak, and as a Venture Partner at Technology Crossover Ventures.

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  2. The Daily Startup: Dave McClure, 500 Startups Get Reality Show TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Wall Street Journal

    ... , a freelance writing marketplace, has secured $9 million , announced on the same day larger competitor Elance-oDesk disclosed it had raised $30 million. DAG Ventures has set out to raise up to $300 million for a new fund after seeing a string of ...

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  3. The Daily Startup: Dave McClure, 500 Startups Get Reality Show TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Wall Street Journal

    ... , a freelance writing marketplace, has secured $9 million , announced on the same day larger competitor Elance-oDesk disclosed it had raised $30 million. DAG Ventures has set out to raise up to $300 million for a new fund after seeing a string of ...

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  4. The Daily Startup: Benchmark Leads $30 Million Round for Elance-oDeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Wall Street Journal

    Elance-oDesk , the online marketplace for companies to find, hire and pay contract workers, has raised $30 million from insiders to expand, Deborah Gage reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. Elance and oDesk were previously separate companies, both venture-backed, but in December 2013 they announced they would merge.

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  5. The Daily Startup: Dave McClure, 500 Startups Get Reality Show TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Wall Street Journal

    ... , a freelance writing marketplace, has secured $9 million , announced on the same day larger competitor Elance-oDesk disclosed it had raised $30 million. DAG Ventures has set out to raise up to $300 million for a new fund after seeing a string of ...

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  6. The Daily Startup: Benchmark Leads $30 Million Round for Elance-oDeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Wall Street Journal

    Elance-oDesk , the online marketplace for companies to find, hire and pay contract workers, has raised $30 million from insiders to expand, Deborah Gage reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. Elance and oDesk were previously separate companies, both venture-backed, but in December 2013 they announced they would merge.

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  7. Elance-oDesk Releases 2014 Annual Impact Report, Showing Social and...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Venture Capital Access Online

    Elance-oDesk Releases 2014 Annual Impact Report, Showing Social and Economic Impacts of Online Work, and Announces $30 Million in Funding Led by Benchmark Economic Impact: Professionals Around the World Expected to Reach a Landmark $900M+ in Annualized Earnings via Elance-oDesk in 2014; Social Impact: Elance-oDesk Freelancers Share Stories of Collaboration Across Borders and Report Greater Work Fulfillment Than Other Professionals MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., November 25, 2014-- Elance-oDesk, the world's largest online workplace, today released its 2014 Annual Impact Report.

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  8. Online workplace Elance-oDesk grabs $30 mlnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PE Hub

    November 25, 2014 - Elance-oDesk, the world's largest online workplace, today released its 2014 Annual Impact Report. The report includes new research on the work fulfillment of online freelancers and showcases how businesses of all sizes around the world - from Singapore to Sydney to Seattle - collaborate with teams of freelancers.

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  9. Elance-oDesk scores $30M to help more freelancers work in their pajamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | VentureBeat

    Freelancers and the Internet are a perfect pair. Today, online workplace Elance-oDesk announced it has raised $30 million to help more freelancers work online.

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  10. Dulce Cocina Explains Why They Tap Into Freelance Talent To Complete Business FunctionsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Emailwire.com

    ... provide updates to its investors. According to the company's managing director, Mr. Mark Henderson, Dulce Cocina uses oDesk.com to find expert freelance talent to complete their business supporting functions. Tasks that are outsourced to freelancers ...

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  11. Viewics Raises $8 Million to Fuel Growth and InnovationRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... these partners led early investments in companies such as Lending Club, Evernote, Siri, Houzz, MuleSoft, Elance-oDesk, Practice Fusion, and Doximity. Canvas has made the following investments since raising its inaugural fund: Viewics, HealthLoop, ...

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  12. Canvas Venture Fund leads $8 mln funding for ViewicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | PE Hub

    ... these partners led early investments in companies such as Lending Club, Evernote, Siri, Houzz, MuleSoft, Elance-oDesk, Practice Fusion, and Doximity. Canvas has made the following investments since raising its inaugural fund: Viewics, HealthLoop, ...

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  13. How to start working as a freelancer at freelancer.comRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | ByteScout Blog

    We have explained how to start your freelancing career at Elance . In this article we are going to explain the same concept for Freelancer.com , which ranks among top three freelance websites along with Elance and Odesk.

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  14. Witness the Freelance Economy's Rise: Elance-oDesk Releases Q3 2014 Online Work ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Market Wire

    Elance-oDesk , the world's largest online workplace, today released both the Global Online Work Report and a U.S. Online Work Report . Insights shared in these reports are drawn from Elance-oDesk's data warehouse -- the biggest repository of freelance work data available.

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  15. Research on the WordPress, Web Development, and Web Design Job MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Lorelle on Wordpress

    ... found employment statistics for WordPress expertise in demand for more than 90,000 WordPress developer jobs. In 2013, oDesk reported an average of 9,167 WordPress projects completed quarterly. Mobile usage of WordPress is on the rise, up by 7% from ...

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  16. Featherlight.co Graduates from Alchemist Accelerator ProgramRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... CEO of Oracle-on-Demand and Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures and Sun Microsystems. Gary Swart, former CEO of oDesk, and Mike Olsen, CEO of Cloudera were recently added to this group. More than half of Alchemist companies go on to raise ...

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  17. More Than A Third Of U.S. Workers Are Freelancers Now, But Is That Good For Them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... freelancing. According to a survey released this week by the Freelancers Union together with freelance platform Elance-oDesk, 53 million Americans, or 34% of the population, qualify as freelancers. Not all of them make their living exclusively as ...

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  18. NeoReach snags $1.5 mln seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | PE Hub

    ... from The Alchemist Accelerator, an enterprise-focused accelerator ran by Stanford Professor, Ravi Belani. Former oDesk CEO, Gary Swart, is an advisor to the company. Additionally, they are part of Founder.org's program, which provides hands-on ...

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  19. The Alchemist Accelerator Adds Foundation Capital As New BackerRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... Alchemist founders are mentored by a large network of high caliber experts and coaches. Gary Swart, former CEO of oDesk, and Mike Olsen, CEO of Cloudera were recently added to this group. More than half of Alchemist companies go on to raise ...

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  20. Foundation Capital invests in Alchemist AcceleratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | PE Hub

    ... Alchemist founders are mentored by a large network of high caliber experts and coaches. Gary Swart, former CEO of oDesk, and Mike Olsen, CEO of Cloudera were recently added to this group. More than half of Alchemist companies go on to raise ...

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