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What you need to know about the far-reaching impact of the gig economy today

Businesses like Uber, Deliveroo and Airtasker are booming thanks to more and more people choosing to gain a second income. Some will pursue the gig economy as a full time option and a study predicted that by 2020, 43 percent of American workers would be independent contractors.

More Australians are embracing micro-entrepreneurship, social media and digital pathways to success

One in four Aussies are now self-employed in their own business, and many more have indicated their intentions to launch a start-up in the future.

New year, new way of consuming stuff: – the ‘Access Economy’ is set to...

The Access Economy is thriving in Australia because people care more about convenience and lower cost options than they do about owning possessions outright. Sharing or just paying for access doesn't mean missing out.

Drive for Uber or list on Airbnb? Here’s 5 things you need to know...

But there are a few essential things rideshare drivers, space-sharers and other ‘sharing economy’ workers need to know come tax time. Those earning income from the sharing economy should prepare for close scrutiny from the ATO.

Welcome to the experience economy aka the greatest customer revolution ever

We live in the experience economy - an economy driven by experiences and sustained through digital integration and innovation in a world more connected than ever before

On-demand is in demand: How Uber has helped this hot start-up hit 30,000 hours

On-demand cleaning, gardening and handyman provider, UrbanOutsource has hit 30,000 booked hours as the on-demand service sector takes flight in Australia

Time over money: Australian workers would rather have more flexible hours than more pay

Australian workers are looking to maximise their free time in 2016 by outsourcing household chores and opting for flexibility of work hours over more pay

Need investment? Tank Stream Ventures has closed its first $20 million fund and is...

Tech-focused venture capital fund Tank Stream Ventures recently announced the first close of their $20 million fund and that they now have a full...

Airtasker has acquired Occasional Butler and is now exploring expansion to overseas markets

Airtasker has acquired Melbourne-based odd jobs outsourcing business Occasional Butler, strengthening its position amongst Australia’s online platforms for outsourcing local services. The acquisition caps off...

Just five days to the proposal and the ring was still miles away across...

Rod, a neurosurgeon from Sydney had decided to propose to his wife and had chosen a ring that was located in Houston, Texas. Since he...

Airtasker (NSW) – 2013 Anthill SMART 100

Like this innovation? Show your support by tweeting it, 'liking' it on Facebook, or leaving a comment below. 1. THE BEGINNING This innovation came to life...

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