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  1. 13 Websites to Make Extra Cash In Your Spare TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Lifehack.org

    ... Click here to sign up on Fiverr to start selling your services. Upwork is the product upon the merger of Elance and oDesk, the two biggest freelance marketplaces online. Like Fiverr, you can sign up to start working on almost anything there from ...


  2. How to Grow Your Staff AND Keep Expenses LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Small Business Trends

    ... . The good news is that there are a multitude of online platforms such as Upwork (from the merging of Odesk and Elance), Freelancer, Outsource and Fiverr that provide ever-increasing sources to grow your staff without breaking your bank. Whether you ...


  3. SoftTech, Lowercase invest in family concierge service app EnvoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | PE Hub

    ... Raj Gajwani, Fabrice Grinda and Jose Marin of FJ Labs; Edward Park (COO of Athenahealth); Gary Swart (former CEO of ODesk); and Tyler Willis. Stephanie Palmeri, a principal at SoftTech VC, has joined the board. Envoy , known by its website and its ...


  4. Swart becomes General Partner at Polaris PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | PE Hub

    San Francisco, CA - Polaris Partners today announced that Gary Swart has been named a general partner of the firm. Following a successful tenure as the CEO of oDesk, Swart joined Polaris last year as a venture partner and quickly transitioned from an experienced operations executive to an active investor.


  5. Content Marketing For StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... of sites already that have bad content - and people still continually read it and post to social feeds. Go onto Odesk or any other pay for hire site and you'll see hundreds of requests for $5 blog posts. The result is low-quality articles from third ...


  6. Expert360 secures $4.1 million in capital to transform the consulting industryRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | PR Log

    ... also get support from a project manager to scope work and assemble teams. Former CEO of global online work platform oDesk, Gary Swart is a shareholder in Expert360 and is a member of the advisory board. He has been impressed by the company's growth ...


  7. 4 Tips to Bootstrapping Your Startup with Freelance WorkRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Women 2

    ... projects. Consider signing up for and posting projects on freelance marketplaces such as Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk) or PeoplePerHour , which collectively offer entrepreneurs and business owners access to several million freelancers worldwide. ...


  8. Udemy Raises Another $65 Million To Help Anyone Learn AnythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | TechCrunch

    Udemy , the online education marketplace that wants to help anyone learn anything, has pulled in $65 million in new venture funding. The Series D round was led by Stripes Group , the late-stage New York-based firm that counts marketplace giants GrubHub, Elance/Odesk and Blue Apron among its portfolio .


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

    May 11, 2015 | 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. ...


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

    May 8, 2015 | 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 ...


  11. 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.


  12. 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 ...


  13. 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 ...


  14. 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 ...


  15. 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.


  16. 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, ...