Thumbtack

    • Street Fight Daily: Thumbtack Brings AI to Local Services, Amazon Go Model to Expand

      Street Fight Daily: Thumbtack Brings AI to Local Services, Amazon Go Model to Expand February 23, 2018 by Joseph Zappa Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines, News A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Thumbtack Creates Work By Giving the Yellow Pages an AI Twist (Fast Company) Although the company, which charges service provider.

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  • #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

    … VP of Product Upserve has hired a new VP of product, Rosie Atkins. The timing is interesting since Upserve recently acquired Breadcrumb (Groupon’s POS business unit) — Atkins was most recently the senior director of product at Breadcrumb while the company was with Groupon. OpenTable Brings on LinkedIn Exec Prasad Gune was hired by OpenTable…

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

    … they are disrupted yet again. Tech Company Last Raise Last Round Investors Housejoy $23M, series B Dec 2015 Strategic: Amazon Venture: Matrix India Partners, Vertex Ventures Fiverr $60M, series D Nov 2015 Venture: Square Peg Capital, Accel, Bessemer Venture Partners, Qumra Capital Handy $50M, series C Nov 2015 Institutional: Fidelity Investments, TPG Growth…

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