This month Airtasker turns 10. It hasn’t been an ‘overnight success’. Rather, one that has had so many ups, downs and ‘are we going to make it?’ moments. All of which have culminated in the community we have built today. I’m writing this from a WeWork office in San Francisco – the first time I’ve… Read more »
Airtasker founder and CEO Tim Fung has invested in the boat and yacht rental startup, Flotespace’s seed round raise, and will join the company as an advisor. The size of the round has not been disclosed and involved multiple investors. Sydney-based Flotespace the ‘Airbnb for boat experiences’ is a concierge service for boat and yacht… Read more »
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.
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’.
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.