• #SFSW16: Why the ‘Gig Economy’ Is Not The Future of Work

    … #SFSW16: Why the ‘Gig Economy’ Is Not The Future of Work June 7, 2016 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16, News In a morning keynote at Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco on Tuesday, Thumbtack CEO Marco Zappacosta discussed the challenges facing skilled professionals and long-term trends within the service sector…

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  • Openings and New Hires at Blueshift, Upserve, OpenTable and flok

    … as SVP of Restaurant Product Management, where he will lead the global restaurant innovation strategy and expand the ways that OpenTable helps restaurants run and grow their businesses. Prior to OpenTable, Gune was at LinkedIn in multiple roles during the eight years he worked at the company. Thumbtack Hires Engineering Exec Pinterest‘s former head…

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  • Dealmakers: Service Marketplace Lead Gen — What Color Do Disruptors Bleed?

    … investment and making large bets. The big guys playing in this space include: Google Home Services ads, Nextdoor’s Nextdoor Now, Facebook’s Services site, and Amazon. The Seattle-based marketplace has doubled-down with the Amazon Home Services platform and beyond the U.S. India is proving to be a receptive culture to service marketplaces with Housejoy…

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