Airtasker to put gift cards in major supermarkets and retailers

11:54PM | Tuesday, 17 November 2015 |  “We want to be breaking down the barriers to people operating in the peer-to-peer economy,” founder Tim Fung says.

Sharing economy only just getting going, says Airtasker’s Tim Fung

10:46PM | Friday, 2 October 2015 |  Australia will soon see a much more diverse and expansive sharing economy as more people begin to embrace two-way marketplaces.

Host of angels: Innovation Bay dinner set for Melbourne

9:04PM | Tuesday, 29 September 2015 |  With a change in leadership and an increased focus on innovation and startups, it’s an exciting time for angel investing in Australia.

Airtasker says the sharing economy is bigger than Uber

9:11PM | Monday, 14 September 2015 |  Governments and businesses need to start recognising the full potential of the sharing economy rather than just focusing on Uber, Airtasker chief executive Tim Fung says.

Airtasker acquires Occasional Butler, explores overseas expansion

7:47AM | Friday, 11 July 2014 |  Airtasker has acquired Melbourne-based odd jobs outsourcing business Occasional Butler, cementing its lead as Australia’s leading online platform for outsourcing local services.

The grey market is there for startups to capture: Airtasker chief

5:42PM | Thursday, 8 May 2014 |  It turns out the casualization of labour is not a Gen Y phenomenon. At least, that has been the experience of one Australian startup.

Small jobs marketplace Occasional Butler begins national rollout and expands to Sydney

8:00PM | Monday, 12 August 2013 |  Occasional Butler, a peer-to-peer marketplace based in Melbourne, is expanding to Sydney as the first step in its national rollout.

Airtasker and CareerOne partner to expand job opportunities

7:32PM | Wednesday, 17 July 2013 |  On-line Australian start-up Airtasker has joined forces with internet job search website CareerOne to make short-term work opportunities available to full-time job seekers.

Airtasker snaps up TaskBox as it prepares to tackle global markets

2:18PM | Thursday, 7 February 2013 |  Sydney-based start-up Airtasker has made its first acquisition after launching just one year ago, picking up smaller competitor TaskBox, as it seeks to ramp up growth here and overseas.

Online start-up the perfect Sidekicker

2:09PM | Monday, 4 February 2013 |  Ever talked a friend into running an errand or helping you out with a trivial task? Next time, you might want to call in a Sidekick.