Freelancing Moves to the Cloud in 2014
A New Report from Elance Shows a Record-Breaking Year for Freelancers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 22, 2014 – Elance, a leading marketplace for online work, today released its 2013 Global Online Employment Report revealing a record-breaking year for growth. Over 1.1 million freelancers and 441,000 businesses joined the Elance community contributing to an increase in freelancer billings of nearly 50% year-over-year.
Elance Partners with IBM to Provide Talent Platform for the Creation of New Apps Powered by IBM Watson
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – November 14, 2013 – Elance, the leading online work marketplace, today announced a strategic partnership with IBM to fuel creation of a new generation of apps for the enterprise, powered by the IBM Watson cognitive computing platform. IBM has tapped Elance as their inaugural talent partner to build a Watson Talent Platform.
Partnerships with SkilledUp and Smarterer Provide Freelancers with Access to 20,000 Courses and Skill Tests
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – September 17, 2013 – Elance, the leading online work platform, today announced the availability of 20,000 online courses and a new skill assessment platform connecting online education, professional skill assessments and jobs for the first time.