Kumbaya Helps Teens Seeking Paid Gigs

Kumbaya (MyKumbaya, Inc.) today launched the first communal marketplace offering safe connections for 30 million GenZ teens to virtual and in-person care-related job opportunities. Teens can now use the Kumbaya app to find gigs for the summer and beyond. Teen jobs are disappearing. 50% of teen job opportunities have been eliminated in the last few decades, with…

Rev.com Streamlines Onboarding Process for New Freelancers

Rev.com, an online marketplace connecting skilled language professionals to customers in need of transcription, captions and subtitling services, has brought on thousands of new freelancers to its remote work platform since February. As behaviors shift to contain the spread of the coronavirus, thousands of people are looking for alternative, more flexible solutions for work. In…

Delivery Drives Relief: Flatten the Curve, Get it Delivered

In an effort to further support the gig-economy during these unprecedented times, Wrapify is working with its brand partners to put even more cash into the pockets of Americans in need by launching the “Delivery Drives Relief” Campaign. Read Complete Article

Upshifter of the Week: Kim B

Upshifter of the Week: Kim B! We are proud to announce that our Upshifter of the Week is Kim B from Dallas.  Kim B. Tell us a bit about yourself.  I’m a Dallas native who’s been in the hospitality industry for over 10 years. I take pride in knowing that I bring good services for…

Ultimate List of Gigwork Platforms

Looking for your next gig? The sites below offer a variety of opportunities for today’s gig worker. Guru is a global freelance marketplace to post and find gigs built in a flexible and secure environment designed to promote transparency and trust through focus on skills and value.  In addition to being able to post and…

Freelancer Platform for Content Creators Gets Acquired

 Blis, a digital platform where companies can find and hire freelance content creators, has been acquired by Third Summit Media it was announced today in a press release.  Third Summit is aiming to assemble a collective of agile companies that offer full-stack, enterprise-level digital media and advertising solutions to the mid-tier marketplace. The firm helps independent…

Upshifter of the Week: Patricia P

Upshifter of the Week: Patricia P! Upshift is thrilled to announce Patricia P,  from Pittsburgh, PA as our Upshifter of the Week. Since working with Upshift, Patricia has worked 30 different shifts, and currently has an awesome 5-star rating. Patricia P. Tell us a bit about yourself.  Hi! I was born and raised in Pittsburgh…

New Banking App for Freelancers & Gig Workers Launches

AUSTIN– Joust — an all-inclusive banking app for freelancers and the self-employed has launched a new mobile app that features an analytical dashboard, Joust Visa debit card management, invoice creation/payments, and more. The banking startup will continue to release a host of new app features throughout the year. In addition to these new features, the Joust app…

Upshifter of the Week: Javier S

Upshifter of the Week: Javier S! Upshift is thrilled to announce Javier S, from Cleveland, OH as our Upshifter of the Week. Since working with Upshift, Javier has impressively worked over 1200 hours across 155 different shifts, and received multiple 5-star reviews.Thank you for your dedication and hard work Javier!  Javier S. Tell us a…

Upshifter of the Week: Karrisa M

Upshifter of the Week Karrisa M! We are proud to announce that our Upshifter of the Week is Karrisa M from Cincinnati.  Karrisa M. Tell us a bit about yourself.  I was born and raised in Cincinnati and graduated from Xavier University. I have over 7 years of experience in the customer service industry. I…