Online freelance market is like “eBay in 1997”, says Matt Barrie

8:05PM | Monday, 11 August 2014 |  Freelancer is dropping its minimum jobs price from $US30 ($A32.30) to $US10 ($A10.70) to make its platform more accessible to users in both developing and developed countries.

OPINION: Marc Andreessen is wrong. The IPO isn't dying

8:58PM | Friday, 1 August 2014 |  Marc Andreessen recently lamented the death of the IPO in the United States, blaming over regulation and short sellers as the reason why the general public no longer gets to share in the spectacular capital returns that earlier technology stocks like Microsoft and Amazon delivered.

Freelancer messenger app gets the wearable treatment

7:26PM | Friday, 11 July 2014 |  Freelancer has optimised its Messenger app to work on the Android Wear platform, with the hope freelancers and employers will use it to communicate more effectively when working remotely on a project together.

Offering your services on outsourcing platforms? How to be the freelancer who gets chosen

12:32AM | Tuesday, 10 December 2013 |  Independent creative freelancers and sole traders are among the main beneficiaries of outsourcing platforms. But standing out from the crowd can be a major challenge.

Startup Spring Festival to include over 100 events

9:45PM | Thursday, 12 September 2013 |  The first ever annual Startup Spring Festival, a celebration and awareness raising festival about the Australian tech start-up scene, now includes over 100 events.

How’s $US400 million takeover offer compares with other recent tech deals

9:08PM | Wednesday, 11 September 2013 |’s $US400 million takeover offer has attracted plenty of attention. Here are some other big tech deals from the past year.

Start-up scene prepares for showcase: Startup Spring Festival officially launched

8:48PM | Monday, 26 August 2013 |  The first ever three-week festival of start-up events in Australia has been officially launched to celebrate and raise the profile of technology start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Startup Spring Festival to be launched by entrepreneurial heavyweights

7:38PM | Tuesday, 23 July 2013 |  The teeming national start-up community space is set to come together for a series of events as part of the Startup Spring Festival.

Freelancer buys vWorker, aims to become "eBay for services"

11:47PM | Tuesday, 20 November 2012 |  Crowdsourcing giant Freelancer has acquired the fourth-largest site of its kind, with founder Matt Barrie saying the purchase is just another step in becoming the eBay for services.

Aussie Webby Awards winner offers tips to online start-ups

5:49PM | Wednesday, 2 May 2012 |  Australian Christian youth website has won the religion and spirituality category at this year’s Webby Awards, while and were also recognised.