Airtasker partners with Roobyx to launch income protection insurance product for task economy workers
Airtaskers can set aside part of their earnings to put towards insurance providing continuity of income in case of injury resulting in loss of work.
Australia Post has revealed the first organisations signed on to adopt the Digital iD system, including Airtasker, credit union CUA, and the Queensland Police Service.
Looking to take its company culture to the next level as it scales up is Airtasker, which recently appointed Mahesh Muralidhar as its new Head of People Operations.
Unions NSW has today announced it has come to a “groundbreaking agreement” with Airtasker to deliver workers on the platform a number of conditions.
A report has found 22 percent of Australians are earning $50 or more from the sharing economy each month, with 5.6 percent, or around 800,000, earning over $300 per month.
Freelancer is taking Airtasker to court over its ‘Like A Boss’ ad campaign – but technically it’s Slim Thug that should be suing
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’.
Perth startup Buzzy looks to take on Airtasker by building a sense of trust and community between users
Thanks to the internet, we are living in an age where there is almost no chore that can’t be outsourced to someone on the internet, no matter how boring – from lawn mowing to kitchen cleaning to doing laundry, someone will be willing to do it for some extra cash. Though Airtasker and Gumtree seem to have the task outsourcing market sewn up, a Perth entrepreneur has launched a new platform called Buzzy.
FoodRunna is leveraging off time-rich but cash-strapped students to get its operations off the ground
The 29th of March concludes this year’s annual ‘UNSW Startup Games’ event; and one team hoping to take out the top prize are the team behind FoodRunna which launched its service just last week.
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.