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Worksome pulls $13M into its high skill freelancer talent platform – TechCrunch

More money for the now very buzzy business of reshaping how people work: Worksome is announcing it recently closed a…

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Collective, a back-office for the self-employed, raises $20M from Ashton Kutcher’s VC – TechCrunch

With so much focus on the ‘creator economy’, and countries hit by the effects of the pandemic, the self-employed market…

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NakedPoppy launches curated beauty marketplace for wellness junkies – TechCrunch

NakedPoppy co-founders Jaleh Bisharat and Kimberly Shenk are an impressive duo. Bisharat, the startup’s chief executive officer, is a commanding…

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The next service marketplace wave: Vertical market-networks – TechCrunch

Ivan Smolnikov Contributor The last few decades have produced many successful marketplaces. We went from goods marketplace pioneers such as…