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  1. Auction.com adds Bin Xu as vice president of engineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Housing Wire

    ... technical expertise to Cloud technologies, software and products offered by Huawei Technologies , Magnet Systems , the Odesk Corporation , WebEx Communications before it was acquired by Cisco , and five other technology companies, Auction.com said. ...

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  2. GoDaddy Launches New Service, oDesk Changes NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Small Business Trends

    ... where GoDaddy hopes its new GoDaddy Pro services can help. Over a year ago, two of the biggest freelance marketplaces, oDesk and Elance, announced they would be merging into one. Since then, they have operated as separate platforms. Today the new ...

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  3. Elance-oDesk Names Stephane Kasriel Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Market Wire

    Elance-oDesk, the world's largest freelance talent marketplace, today announced that Stephane Kasriel has been named the company's chief executive officer and appointed to the board of directors. Current CEO Fabio Rosati, who has led Elance-oDesk since launch, named Kasriel as his successor and will remain a member of the company's board of directors.

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  4. Google Emphasizing Site 'Mobile-Friendliness' Starting Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Application Development Trends

    ... that they were going to do this," she said. "Numbers from our own database of work happening via Elance.com and oDesk.com indicate that businesses are already doubling down on mobile in preparation for April 21," the company told ADTMag.com. The ...

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  5. Cloud Management Firm CliQr Nets $20M from Investors, Including GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Data Center Knowledge

    ... with participation from Foundation Capital, Google Ventures, and TransLink Capital. The transaction also brings former oDesk CEO and current venture partner at Polaris Partners Gary Swart to the board of directors. With a vision for unshackling ...

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  6. Hybrid Cloud Migration and Management Leader CliQr Closes $20 Million ...Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... brings CliQr's total funding raised to more than $38 million and adds the deep cloud expertise of Gary Swart, former oDesk CEO and current venture partner at Polaris Partners, to the board of directors. "Polaris Partners is seeing tremendous ...

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  7. CliQr shifts shapes like the cloud, raises $20M in Series CRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Business Journal

    Santa Clara-based CliQr has raised $20 million in new funding and added former oDesk CEO Gary Swart of Polaris Partners to its board. CliQr, which started out helping businesses manage getting their data from private infrastructure to the cloud, has raised $20 million in new funding as it adapts to new demands.

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  8. Polaris leads Series C funding in CliQrRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | PE Hub

    ... $38 million in total funding since it was founded four years ago. As part of the round, Gary Swart , formerly CEO of oDesk and current venture partner at Polaris, has joined the board. Investment Led by Polaris Partners Validates Single, Integrated, ...

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  9. Survey: C++ is the most valuable software engineering skillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | ITworld

    ... and engineers from 421 startup companies, and also gathered salary and benefit data on freelancers from Elance-oDesk and Total, as well as data from from Glassdoor, Angellist, and Payscale on non-startups. When looking at average salary by ...

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  10. Filipinos, Indonesians Top Elance-oDesk Freelancers In East AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... in journalism from Northwestern University. In the murky underworld of freelance writers, editors and translators, oDesk and Elance have crappy reputations. On both these middleman marketplaces, employers post short-term jobs, sometimes with a ...

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  11. Online freelance platform dominated by IT requests in NordicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Computer Weekly

    ... clients and 40,000 freelancers engaged with us," says Steffen Hedebrandt, Nordics manager at freelance exchange Elance-oDesk.com. At Elance-oDesk, freelancers register and outline the work they can do. They may be skilled or unskilled, seeking work ...

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  12. Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a FreelancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... into hiring a freelancer, you're probably aware of the 800-pound gorillas of freelance marketplaces: Elance and oDesk . These are both great resources, as you'll find tons of freelancers from all over the world with a wide range of skills. They ...

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  13. Tips For Finding And Working With Creative FreelancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... are many different places where you can find creative people to outsource your work to. The biggest ones are Elance , oDesk , and Freelancer .

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  14. Young freelancers show the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... work in the country due to high income and flexible working hours," said Saidur Mamun Khan, country manager of Elance-oDesk, a leading freelancer marketplace. Inadequate opportunity for quality jobs, especially for young graduates, is another reason ...

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

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  16. The Daily Startup: Dave McClure, 500 Startups Get Reality Show TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | 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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  17. The Daily Startup: Dave McClure, 500 Startups Get Reality Show TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | 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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  18. The Daily Startup: Benchmark Leads $30 Million Round for Elance-oDeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | 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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  19. Elance-oDesk Releases 2014 Annual Impact Report, Showing Social and...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | 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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  20. Online workplace Elance-oDesk grabs $30 mlnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | 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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