Tag: gig economy

  • Portify raises 1.3M to help gig economy workers improve their financial well-being

    Portify, a London fintech startup that offers an app and various financial products to help gig economy workers better manage their finances and in turn improve financial well-being, has raised £1.3 million in seed investment. The round was led by Kindred Capital and company builder and investor Entrepreneur First (EF), with participation from various unnamed […]

  • The Crazy Hacks One Woman Used to Make Money on Mechanical Turk

    When her husband lost his factory job in 2010, Kristy Milland ran through her options. Until that point, she’d been working at home, earning extra money through odd jobs like selling collectables on eBay. She hadn’t waited on tables, had no experience in fast food, and had not learned any skills that might be particularly […]