7 hrs ago
Funding Daily: Thumbtack wins the jackpot
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17 hrs ago
Google Capital Leads $100M Series D Round Of Funding In Thumbtack
Thumbtack , a consumer service that helps people accomplish the personal projects that are central to their lives, announced today that Google Capital is leading a $100 million round of funding in the company, with past investors Tiger Global Management, Sequoia Capital, and Javelin Venture Partners all participating as well.
22 hrs ago
The List Killer: How Thumbtack Plans To Be Your One-Stop Local...
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Thu Aug 07, 2014
Pa., Pittsburgh receives poor marks for friendliness to small business
Nothing stings quite like a poor report card. A survey of more than 12,000 small business owners by a San Francisco online marketing firm gave Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania some of the worst grades in the country in business friendliness.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Sacramento ranked America's least friendly city for small...
California among least friendly states for small businessesa again A recent survey from research website Thumbtack and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Sacramento ranked America's least friendly city for small businesses California among least friendly states for small businessesa again A recent survey from research website Thumbtack and the Ewing Marion ... (more)
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego gets an 'F' from small-biz owners
Entrepreneurs ranked San Diego one of the worst places to run a small business in a Thumbtack.com survey this year.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Survey: Albuquerque not unfriendly to business, but not that welcoming
A survey based on factors such as "ease of hiring" and "training and networking programs," gave Albuquerque a "C" grade overall.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau
St Louis ranks low on business friendly survey
The latest rankings on how friendly America's cities are to small business. And the number for St. Louis isn't good.It's the thumbtack.com small business friendliness and of 82 cities nationwide, St. Louis ranks 62nd.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit small-biz owners give city 'C' for friendliness
Detroit is slowly giving itself a better grade when it comes to small-business friendliness, but most agree there is still room for improvement.
Columbus tops among 82 cities for small-business training, networking programs, survey finds
Small business owners ranked the Columbus metro area best among 82 cities for its training and networking programs in a survey released Tuesday by website Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation .
Missouri, St. Louis get average grades for small business-friendly climate
Thumbtack, an Internet marketplace for local services that was launched in 2009 out of San Francisco, recently released the results of its annual small business survey for 2014.