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The next service marketplace wave: Vertical market-networks

Ivan Smolnikov Contributor Ivan Smolnikov is the CEO and founder of Smartcat, the market network platform for the translation industry. The last few decades have produced many successful marketplaces.

Startups Weekly: #CodeCon, the ‘techlash’ and ill-prepared CEOs

In this week's newsletter: Epic Games throws a houseparty, CrowdStrike soars and a VR startup raises fresh funds.

No, I’m not selling TechCrunch stories for $20 on Fiverr

You weren’t going to try to buy a place on TechCrunch for $20. You, dear reader, are smarter than that. But that doesn’t make it any less concerning when a reader emails you in the middle of the n

Fiverr CEO says he’s building the ‘everything store for digital services’

Freelance marketplace Fiverr has become closely associated with the gig economy, but Micha Kaufman argued that not all gig economy companies are created equal. I spoke to Kaufman yesterday afternoon,

Daily Crunch: Fiverr goes public

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe her

Fiverr shares climb 90% in first day of trading

Freelance marketplace Fiverr had a good first day on the New York Stock Exchange. The company priced its IPO at $21 per share last night, raising around $111 million. It then started trading this morn

Fiverr files to go public, reports revenue of $75.5M and a net loss of $36.1M for 2018

Freelance marketplace Fiverr has filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange. The company, which is headquartered in Tel Aviv, is losing money — its net losses grew from $19.3 million in 2017

Fiverr acquires ClearVoice to double down on content marketing

Fiverr is acquiring ClearVoice, a company that helps customers like Intuit and Carfax find professionals to write promotional content. The two companies seem like a natural fit, as they both operate m

Study flags poor-quality working conditions for remote gig workers

An Oxford University study of remote gig economy work conducted on digital platforms has highlighted poor-quality working conditions with implications for employees’ well-being. The research com

Using technology to craft accurate, persuasive political messages

In a country that’s increasingly polarized, where partisan politics shape perception, the question of how to create a compelling argument — rooted in facts — that can change minds i

Fiverr acquires And Co, maker of software for freelancers

It sounds like a natural fit: Fiverr, an online marketplace where businesses can hire freelancers, is acquiring And Co, a New York City startup building online tools that freelancers can use manage t

Fiverr launches a Pro tier and acquires video production marketplace Veed.me

Freelance marketplace Fiverr has for years worked on connecting buyers and sellers of online services that range from writing to design to programming to digital marketing. Today the company is laun

Sequoia Invests $13 Million In A Seed Round For Lemonade, Which Is Looking To Transform Insurance

In one of the largest seed investments in the firm’s history, Sequoia Capital is committing to a $13 million round for Lemonade, a company that’s looking to bring the idea of peer-to-peer

Fiverr CEO On Raising $60 Million in Fresh Funding: “It’s a Land Grab Right Now”

This week, Fiverr, an online market for small services, announced $60 million in new financing led by Square Peg Capital. Earlier backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Accel Partners and Qumra Capital al

Fiverr Updates Its Task-Based Marketplace With Slicker Look & More Buyer/Seller Tools

Fiverr, an online services marketplace that gives its community of skilled sellers a platform to market and sell whatever it is they can do from as little as $5, is relaunching its website with an ove

Task-Based Marketplace Fiverr Raises $15M From Accel And Bessemer

<a href="http://fiverr.com/">Fiverr,</a> a global marketplace offering tasks and services for as little as $5, has raised $15 million in funding from Accel Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. This

What Would You Do For $5?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/fiverr.png"> <a href="http://www.fiverr.com/">Fiverr</a> is a marketplace for gigs that are priced at $5. Essentially, you can sell and buy ta