Fresh off raising $33 million Series C round in October, Airtasker is gearing up for a busy Christmas period, today announcing a partnership with Coles to trial a delivery service across 64 Sydney stores.
Unions NSW has today announced it has come to a “groundbreaking agreement” with Airtasker to deliver workers on the platform a number of conditions.
In 2004 startups like Freelancer & Airtasker didn’t exist; we’d never used the term ‘startup’ locally. You know what phrase was being used? ‘Like a Boss’.
Australian services marketplace start-up Airtasker today announced that it has acquired collaborative consumption business TaskBox, a company that also connects individuals and businesses seeking to outsource everyday tasks to reliable and trusted people who can complete those tasks. TaskBox Co-Founders James Mather and Nick Roberts will join Airtasker as Team Advisors and be responsible for business development and growth as the company continues to expand its peer-based outsourcing smartphone app and website.
I admit it, I was wrong. When I first imagined building Airtasker, I thought that from the start, marketing would be the most significant factor in building a successful marketplace for services. After a few months of pushing our developers to build lots of stuff to support online marketing campaigns, Jono (Airtasker COO and co-founder) and I started looking at the data and realized that whilst we had a pretty good net promoter score, we were spending some of our money on acquiring customers who weren’t going to be die-hard advocates of our service.
Tim is working to lead a great team of entrepreneurs building a new technology platform that helps people instantly find human resources that can help with tasks around the home and in their businesses. Through him and his cofounder’s concept and vision, they’ve already seen that Airtasker is influencing the way people think about the […]