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  1. Web giants want to sell you an install with that partRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Dallas Morning News

    ... few pots of gold left as big as this on the Internet," said Marco Zappacosta, chief executive and a co-founder of Thumbtack, a startup that connects consumers with providers of a multitude of services, who then bid for their business. The idea is to ...

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  2. Vator Splash Oakland 2015: Startup event offers special tickets for VentureBeat readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | VentureBeat

    ... of JustFab (part of the Unicorn club with a $1 billion valuation), as well as Marco Zappacosta, founder and CEO of Thumbtack, which has raised $150 million in venture financing. The winner of Vator's first startup competition five years ago, as well ...

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  3. Web Giants Look to Home Services MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    ... billion and an area of growing interest for big internet powers like Google and Amazon. Young companies such as Thumbtack , Pro.com , and TaskRabbit connect homeowners who need work done with vetted service providers for a cut of the fee. Angie's ...

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  4. Web Giants Look to Home-Services MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Fine Homebuilding

    ... homeowners take a picture of something that's broken and get bids from people who would fix it, the Times said. Thumbtack co-founder Marco Zappacosta told the newspaper there's nothing else as lucrative still left for mining on the internet. And ...

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  5. A Look at Amazon's Entry Into Home ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Local Onliner

    ... of new players in the increasingly crowded home services space (i.e. Pro,com, Serviz, Home Depot's Red Beacon, Thumbtack and apparently, Google.) VP Pete Faricy told The New York Times that it now covers more than 700 types of services and has ...

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  6. Buying a faucet on Amazon? Add a handymanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Boston.com

    ... few pots of gold left as big as this on the Internet," said Marco Zappacosta, chief executive and a cofounder of Thumbtack, a startup that connects consumers with providers of services, who then bid for their business. The idea is to bring the ...

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  7. JobQuotes.com Brings Growth to Southern California Economy with Job...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... alternative for those seeking and providing professional services. With competitors such as Angie's List and Thumbtack charging fees and requiring monthly subscriptions to utilize their services,the job market for contractors can be challenging for ...

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  8. What Google's Entry Into the Home Services Space Means for LocalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Street Fight

    ... to worry about SEO or even setting up a website. But 30 million is a big number, which is why Angie's List and Thumbtack , among others, have sought to monetize the market. As smartphone penetration soars over 60% though, perhaps those local ...

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  9. JobQuotes Brings Growth to SoCal Economy w/Job Opportunities for over 3000 Independent ProfessionalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | PR Log

    ... alternative for those seeking and providing professional services. With competitors such as Angie's List and Thumbtack charging fees and requiring monthly subscriptions to utilize their services, the job market for contractors can be challenging for ...

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  10. Vator Splash Tackles Tech Diversity; Offers Lessons from Venture Funders and "Unicorns"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... company Just Fab, valued at over $1 billion; Slava Rubin, CEO and founder of Indiegogo; and Marco Zappacosta, of Thumbtack, which has raised $148 million in funding and was the very first Vator competition winner. The agenda will also address one of ...

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  11. Redfin and Thumbtack Recommend Ways for Home Sellers to Use Their Tax RefundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Business Wire

    Redfin and Thumbtack teamed up to identify home improvement projects that home sellers should tackle first if they only have a budget of $3,000, which is the average tax refund. )--Homeowners who expect to receive a tax refund and who are planning to sell a home this spring will want to take a look at a report released today by Redfin , the customer-first real estate brokerage, and Thumbtack , a service that helps people find the right professionals for their projects.

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  12. Tech Titans, Big Money and Hot Startups Return to Oakland for Vator...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... Goldenberg, founder and CEO of JustFab, currently valued at $1 billion and Marco Zappacosta, founder and CEO of Thumbtack, which has raised $150 million in venture financing. Of note is that Thumbtack was the winner of Vator's first startup ...

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  13. Most Recent Job Openings in Weston-Redding-EastonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Residential apartments. Property zip code: 06608. Number of units: 11 to 20. Current state of...2 days ago from Thumbtack Only GC and Citizens Project Manager with Insurance experience Looking for Candidates with Insurance expertise. Candidates ...

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  14. Charley SabatinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Thumbtack Profile

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  15. Thumbtack Adds Big Name Design And Engineering Execs To Oversee Big GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | TechCrunch

    Nearly six months after scoring an attention-grabbing funding round of $100 million , service marketplace Thumbtack has attracted two new big name executives to help oversee its ambitious growth plans for the months ahead. Thumbtack is announcing today it's brought on former Google executive Mark Schaaf to serve as its first VP of engineering, and former Apple design director Vander McClain to serve as its first VP of design.

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  16. What does the future hold? Glenn talks to entrepreneur and angel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Glenn Beck

    ... ethics, morality, leadership and resolve. When I look at entrepreneurs, people always ask me hey, how did you pick Thumbtack or Uber or some of these? I said I picked the individuals, not the ideas. If you look in someone's eyes and you can feel the ...

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  17. 12 Great Pieces Of Advice From Female Software EngineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Women 2

    Here are the top 12 golden pieces of forward-thinking, action-oriented advice from female software engineers that have been shared on the Hackbright Academy blog this year: Thumbtack software engineer and Hackbright alumna Katie Thomas suggests five questions to ask an interviewer to detect how female-friendly a company or engineering team is. Asking "how do people ask questions" or "Are any engineers involved in programs aimed at supporting women in the industry? " will help you figure out if this workplace is right for you.

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  18. Daily: Google Now Opens Up, Yelp Back in CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Street Fight

    ... on the PC. Google Now thus becomes a doorway into content from across the mobile web. How Online Dating Helped Thumbtack Raise $100M ( Street Fight ) We recently caught up with Thumbtack's CEO Marco Zappacosta to talk about the company's meteoric ...

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  19. How Online Dating Helped Thumbtack Raise $100MRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Street Fight

    ... outlined what they wanted, and businesses would come calling. A week before Red Beacon sold, another startup, Thumbtack , raised a relatively small series A round to fund a similar project. Three years and $143 million dollars in funding later, the ...

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  20. Home-Improvement Site Porch.com Lands $65M to Build Out Its ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... 700 during the next year and grow its operations in a push to continue differentiating itself from Houzz Inc ., Thumbtack Inc. and other competitors. Launched in 2013, the Seattle-based startup is similar to other venture-backed companies founded ...

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