TITLE

oDesk

AUTHOR(S)
K. S.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/7/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 29, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Internet/services company oDesk of Menlo Park, California. Its chief executive officer (CEO) is Gary Swart. Its key investors are Benchmark Capital, Sigma Partners, and Globespan Capital. oDesk runs a global marketplace that lets employers hire, manage, and pay technical workers such as software developers, graphic artists, and technical writers. Employers search for workers within the oDesk marketplace based on skills, work history, employer ratings, and pay, and then build virtual teams, oDesk handles billing and payments and supplies collaboration tools.
ACCESSION #
28819374

 

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