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  1. test IO Brings the Crowd to Continuous Delivery OrgsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | World News Report

    ... By providing immediate human insight about a product's release readiness, test IO helps customers such as Thumbtack, Europcar, and Thomas Cook remove risk from the software delivery process while delivering updates in record time. While software ...

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  2. How I Made It: Thumbtack's president left the White House for Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Los Angeles Times

    The gig: Jonathan Swanson, 34, is the co-founder and president of Thumbtack - a services marketplace that is sort of like the Yellow Pages of the digital age. Instead of trawling through hundreds of listings for plumbers, electricians, masseuses and tutors on paper, customers tell Thumbtack what kind of professional they'd like to hire, and Thumbtack presents them with options that fit their criteria.

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  3. New Report From Thumbtack Finds Majority of Small Business...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Thumbtack , a local services marketplace that connects customers with skilled professionals, is today releasing the results of a comprehensive survey of Thumbtack professionals that sheds light on how small business entrepreneurs across the U.S. perceive the current political discussion around healthcare and the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act . This survey of 14,393 entrepreneurs across all 50 states was conducted throughout January and February 2017, and represents small business owners working across a variety of service-based industries, from diverse backgrounds, with a near-identical number of self-identified Democrats and Republicans .

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  4. Firewood Marketing Expands Presence to Sandpoint, Idaho, and Dublin, IrelandRead the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | PRWeb

    ... office is located in downtown Dublin, Ireland. Firewood's client roster includes Airbnb, Google, Gusto, LinkedIn, Thumbtack and other high-tech brands across Silicon Valley. The agency's popular embedded model, where it provides marketing teams that ...

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  5. Getting American Workers Ready for Automation's Coming Shake-UpRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... will create jobs in those industries. Just what are those jobs? Marco Zappacosta, head of the on-demand company ThumbTack which allows you to find strangers willing to do tasks that you don't have time or ability to do such as catering your wedding ...

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  6. Thumbtack Recruits Former Google HR Guru Bock to Advise on Hiring Spree 28 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Bloomberg

    At the end of last month, he left Alphabet Inc.'s Google after ten years atop its much vaunted and imitated human resources operation. Now Bock is signing on as a strategic advisor to Thumbtack Inc., a startup that offers an online service matching consumers with plumbers and other professional service workers.  "The culture of the company they built reminds me of Google in the early days," Bock said of Thumbtack.  The closely held company is set to significantly boost its 500 employee base.

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  7. The Most Popular Home Renovation Projects by StateRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | MSN Living

    We reached out to Thumbtack, an aggregator and booking service for professional jobs , to learn about the most popular updates, repairs, and revamps across the U.S. With thousands of professionals operating in all 50 states and millions of projects completed since its launch in 2009, the company revealed that the most popular projects for Americans in general are hardwood-floor installations and bathroom remodels. But to decipher the uniquely popular renovation in each state, we had to dig a little deeper.

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  8. Leading Moving Company in Sarasota "Family Moving LLC" Wins Best...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | PRWeb

    The company also earned hundreds of 5-star ratings on Yelp, Thumbtack, Google+ and other consumer review sites, with no negative reviews. We are grateful and proud to receive the Best Businesses of Sarasota Award for the third year in a row Family Moving , LLC, a leading, local moving company in Sarasota that has satisfied thousands of customers throughout Florida for over 35 years, proudly announced today that it has won the 2016 Best Businesses of Sarasota Award in the movers category.

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  9. The outlook for Bay Area startup space in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | TechCrunch

    ... looking at $60 to $62 rents. Then down on 9th street, you have companies like Planet Labs , Code For America and Thumbtack , which have beautiful spaces at much cheaper rates. A lot of these companies got locked into longer leases in 2015, because ...

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  10. The Miller Law Firm is Here to Fight for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... care and well deserved compensation. The results speak for themselves - The Miller Law firm was awarded "Best of Thumbtack" in 2015 and again in 2016 for their results-oriented approach to the law and stellar reviews from their clients. Some of ...

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  11. TaskRabbit sharing economy revolution overshadowed by UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... lowered its valuation and also took the unusual step of raising Competitors had less buzz but more business: Thumbtack, which also connects handymen to prospective clients, did $1 billion in gross bookings last year, making it about 30 times ...

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  12. TaskRabbit's Stalled Revolution an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... the money through a crowdfunding website. Competitors had less buzz but more business: Thumbtack, which also connects handymen to prospective clients, did $1 billion in gross bookings last year, making it about 30 times ...

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  13. The Gig Economy May Flourish Under Donald Trump - And That's a Good ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... customers. All while reducing the flexiblity the workers themselves might prefer. Marco Zappacosta, the founder of Thumbtack , which connects contractors and customers, hopes that Pudzer allows the gig economy to proceed with too much interference ...

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  14. The 39 best small tech companies to work for, according to employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... doing everything from serving up health care software, to helping non-profits raise money. Here they are: Thumbtack is a tech platform that lets people hire local professionals like house painting, event planning, music lessons, movers, etc. ...

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  15. Silicon Valley Jobs GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | CNN

    ... A flurry of interviews with about half a dozen companies followed, leading him to a new role at a firm called Thumbtack, a startup that's valued at more than $1 billion . He started in September, and got a stake in the business too. "It was very ...

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  16. Play this coding game. Score a job in Silicon ValleyRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... A flurry of interviews with about half a dozen companies followed, leading him to a new role at a firm called Thumbtack, a startup that's valued at more than $1 billion. He started in September, and got a stake in the business too. "It was very ...

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  17. Skilled service providers are less vulnerable to automation, says Thumbtack's economistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Re/code

    Work is becoming increasingly automated thanks to the advancement of technology like machine learning and artificial intelligence, potentially to the detriment of laborers. But not all service providers are being immediately affected by the robot revolution, says Thumbtack's economist Lucas Puente.

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  18. Amazon expands Home Services business amidst Angie's List layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | TechSpot

    ... to include handyman-type jobs in a bid to compete with similar offerings from Angie's List, HomeAdvisor, Handy, Thumbtack, Facebook Professional Services and others. Today's expansion brings Amazon Home Services coverage to these additional 20 metro ...

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  19. Blankfein and Bloomberg Talk Small BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Goldman Sachs Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein, founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies Michael Bloomberg, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Thumbtack Chief Executive Officer Marco Zappacosta discuss the role of small businesses in the economy with Bloomberg's Alix Steel at Bloomberg headquarters in New York. 10,000 Small Businesses graduates participate in the discussion as part of a day-long mentorship and coaching session.

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  20. Who Will the Players Be in Trump's Administration?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies Michael Bloomberg, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Thumbtack Chief Executive Officer Marco Zappacosta discuss the role of small businesses in the economy with Bloomberg's Alix Steel at ...

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