Traditional Media Giants Back Moonlighting’s Gigs Service
The gig economy has another place for freelance jobs.
Charlottesville, Va.-based Moonlighting allows people to post jobs and services they are offering. The service enables people to write proposals and send invoices and payments.
The arena for short-term freelance work is crowded. Companies such as Fiverr, Toptal, Gigster and Upwork, formerly known as oDesk, are among the many in the category. Fiverr has raised $110 million in funding, according to industry tracker Dow Jones VentureSource.
“Nobody is really looking at the gig economy the way we are,” said Jeff Tennery, founder and chief executive of Moonlighting. “What we do is provide a more open platform for people to express skills and things they would want to do.”
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