Upwork is the leading online talent solution empowering businesses with more flexible access to quality talent.

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Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Upwork is the leading online talent solution transforming professional staffing. They are empowering businesses with more flexible access to quality talent. Through Upwork’s matching technology and services, companies have access to a global pool of proven professionals so they can scale their teams dynamically to meet business needs. Upwork also provides skilled professionals access to more opportunities. Upwork’s mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. The community of independent professionals working via Upwork spans many categories including software development, creative & design, finance & accounting, consulting, operations and customer support—over 8,000 skills are represented. Through Upwork, businesses get more done, connecting with proven professionals to work on projects from web and mobile app development to SEO, social media marketing, content writing, graphic design, admin help and thousands of other projects. Upwork makes it fast, simple, and cost-effective to find, hire, work with, and pay the best professionals anywhere, anytime. The Skills freelancers on the platform offers include: Web Development, Mobile Development, Design & Creative, Writing, Virtual Assistants, Customer Service, Sales & Marketing and Accounting & Consulting. They claim More than thirty percent of the Fortune 500 are using Upwork. Their Clients include Airbnb, Automattic, GE, and Microsoft. See more

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Upwork Global Inc.



Santa Clara, California, United States of America

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Core Team


Hayden Brown

President and CEO


Total Funding







Canvas Ventures


T. Rowe Price

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