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”Politicians are seeking out start-ups like to learn more about how they work, especially because their business models represent a counterpoint to Uber’s.”
Politicians Turn to Start-Ups for Grasp of ‘Gig Economy’
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”That model has proved to be scalable for, which has grown from 70,000 paying professionals last year to 200,000 today... ”
09/29/2015 Becomes Latest Unicorn, Raises $125 Million At $1.25 Billion Valuation
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”The company has grown has already generated more than $1 billion in business for the more than 200,000 professionals that use its platform.”
09/29/2015 Raises $125 Million to Help You Find a Plumber
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” of the anointed leaders in its particular brand of marketplace, linking up home and other professional freelancers with individuals requiring their services.”
Local Services Marketplace Makes Its First Acquisition, The Acqui-Hire Of HeartThis
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”The investment catapults the six-year-old start-up into the ranks of the unicorns, a popular term for privately held companies that are valued at more than $1 billion.”
09/29/2015 Raises New Funding at a $1.3 Billion Valuation
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”There are big network effects here”
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The CEO of the Latest Unicorn Can’t Stand the Term ‘Unicorn’
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Techcrunch Cribs’s Modern Industrial HQ
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Not a Fish Tale: There Are About 1,000 Full-Time Professional Mermaids in the U.S.
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Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush Visits Houston’s
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Need Customers? Got $125M to Help Small Business Find Them
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KSL, one of the country’s hottest start-ups
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Headquartered in Houston, is the world’s largest online and mobile marketplace for hiring local professionals for anything from event photography to custom shelving to piano lessons and more.

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We’ve proudly raised more than $270 Million in funding from Google Capital, Sequoia Capital, Baillie Gifford, Tiger Global Management, Javelin Venture Partners, and other prominent investors.

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