gig economy

Uber Driver Races to Secure No. 1 in PYMNTS’ Gig App Ranking
Uber Driver Races to Secure No. 1 in PYMNTS’ Gig App Ranking
September 14, 2023  |  Gig Economy

In this month’s edition of PYMNTS’ Provider Ranking of Gig Platform Apps, Uber Driver stands out as the frontrunner. To delve deeper into the leading...

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Report: Uber Plans TaskRabbit-Style ‘Chore’ Service
Report: Uber Plans TaskRabbit-Style ‘Chore’ Service
September 11, 2023  |  Gig Economy

Uber is reportedly looking to add odd jobs to its list of services.  The company is developing “Chore,” a service similar to TaskRabbit that would let users hire...

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Wag! CEO: We Want to Be the ‘Pup’ Button on Your Phone
Wag! CEO: We Want to Be the ‘Pup’ Button on Your Phone
August 28, 2023  |  Mobile Commerce

Everyone and their sibling seems to have a pet right now. Look outside on a sunny day in a big city and you are likely...

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Stellar Unveils Open Source Disbursement Platform
Stellar Unveils Open Source Disbursement Platform
August 17, 2023  |  Disbursements

Stellar’s disbursement platform, first developed for people in Ukraine, is now open to the world. The blockchain network announced the launch of the open source...

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Uber Driver Revs Up to Top of Gig Platform App Provider Rankings
Uber Driver Revs Up to Top of Gig Platform App Provider Rankings
August 15, 2023  |  Mobile Applications

Uber Driver leads by a long shot in this month’s edition of PYMNTS’ Provider Rankings of Gig Platform Apps. For more on which platform apps...

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Half of Zillennials Steer Clear of Gig Work
Half of Zillennials Steer Clear of Gig Work
August 14, 2023  |  Consumer Insights

Among younger generations, zillennials prove uniquely hesitant to engage with the connected economy when it comes to work. For PYMNTS’ study “The ConnectedEconomy™ Monthly Series:...

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Moove Raises $76 Million to Provide Financial Services for Mobile Gig Workers
Moove Raises $76 Million to Provide Financial Services for Mobile Gig Workers
August 10, 2023  |  Gig Economy

Moove has secured $76 million in new funding to expand its financial services platform for mobility gig workers. The new funding consists of $28 million in...

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Gig Worker Platform Upwork Sees 2% Upswing in Client Company Spend
Gig Worker Platform Upwork Sees 2% Upswing in Client Company Spend
August 03, 2023  |  Earnings

Freelancer marketplace Upwork said it saw its client companies using the platform more, with a 2% increase year over year in gross service volume (GSV)...

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Fiverr Adds New Tools to Match Businesses With Freelancers
Fiverr Adds New Tools to Match Businesses With Freelancers
August 01, 2023  |  Gig Economy

Freelance marketplace Fiverr has added two new tools that match businesses with talent. One of the new solutions, Fiverr Pro, is designed to address the needs of...

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