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Gig economy stalwart TaskRabbit is contemplating a sale

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One of the earliest and most prominent startups of the so-called “sharing economy” or “gig economy,” is evaluating the possibility of selling itself. As..
One of the earliest and most prominent startups of the so-called “sharing economy” or “gig economy,” is evaluating the possibility of selling itself. As reported by Recode , freelance work marketplace TaskRabbit acknowledged that it is contemplating a sale after receiving inbound interest from a possible strategic buyer.
TaskRabbit launched in early 2008 as a way to match up part-time workers who had spare time with various types of odd jobs in their local area. In its earliest days, the business operated in a very loose marketplace model — users could list jobs they needed accomplished and the price they were willing to pay for those services, and so-called “TaskRabbits” could choose to accept those jobs or not.

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