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2014-08-25 23:06:47

Alchemist, an Accelerator Dedicated to Enterprise Startups, Welcomes Foundation Capital to its List of Investors San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Foundation Capital has joined Cisco, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Khosla Ventures, Salesforce.com, SAP Ventures, and US Venture Partners, as a backer of the Alchemist Accelerator, it was announced today. The amount of the investment is not being disclosed. Foundation Capital is an investment firm that builds great companies. It invests in...

2014-03-15 23:03:32

Freelance websites are a rapidly emerging medium for smart businesses to access top talent from any location. K4DM’s latest research and analysis details the merits of the best freelance marketplaces in the world to help leaders choose the most appropriate option for their business. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 A new five-part blog series from research and analysis specialist K4DM provides free insight for business leaders looking to identify and choose the most appropriate...

2013-12-02 23:20:31

Leading provider of enterprise career management solutions among 135 private companies with potential for IPOs and contributions to economic growth and jobs. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 RiseSmart, the leader in enterprise career management solutions, has been named a nominee for The Economic GrowthSTARS Awards, a new entrepreneurship industry award program founded by Equidity. RiseSmart is nominated alongside tech giants Coupa, Dropbox, Marketo, oDesk, Square and Twitter. On...

2013-09-24 23:01:19

Companies can now manage their contingent workforce in a private online workplace that delivers seamless time tracking, reporting and payment. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 oDesk®, the world’s largest online workplace, today announced the launch of oDesk Private Workplace, a revolutionary way for businesses to bring their contingent workers online. As businesses turn towards flexible teams, they are experiencing challenges in managing distributed members. The new...

2013-07-09 23:17:26

eBay Inc.’s First Corporate Affairs Attorney to Lead oDesk Legal Function; Key Addition to oDesk Executive Team to Help Scale the Company’s Global Footprint REDWOOD CITY, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, announced today that Brian Levey has joined the company as General Counsel, effective immediately. Levey will be responsible for providing strategic counsel by leveraging his proven expertise of establishing and scaling legal infrastructures for...

2013-05-24 23:21:01

Singapore-based Drag-and-Drop Mobile App Maker Infinite Monkeys named a winner in the TiE50 awards held in Silicon Valley at the TiEcon 2013 entrepreneur conference. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Infinite Monkeys, has announced today that it has been named Winner of 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup” Award at TiEcon 2013, the world´s largest conference for entrepreneurs. Infinite Monkeys was amongst 50 winners honored on Saturday, May 18 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, and...

2013-05-10 23:05:05

Barcelona-based company Ricaris have a nice day s.l. announces the launch of Managing Virtual Teams (MVT) to teach and consult companies who need to improve the way they manage telecommuters and virtual teams. (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Ricaris have a nice day S.L., a multilingual web outsourcing services company established in 2009, employs 70 telecommuters full-time and serves important .COMs around the globe. Ricaris is pleased to announce the launch of its new consulting and teaching wing...

2012-12-15 05:00:06

LaunchAStartup.com aims to simplify the outsourcing process and create a 1-stop shop for entrepreneurs Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 At first glance, oDesk and Elance look like they´re great places where quality contractors and businesses can meet. Yet there are a lot of horror stories coming from both parties. In many cases, each party is reduced to accepting “good enough” because of business necessity. The current freelance model is ripe for disruption and...


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