Elance-oDesk Becomes 'Upwork' In Push To Build $10B In Freelancer Revenues
With more Americans doing freelance work, the platforms that connect them to clients are trying to get a bigger piece of the action. In the latest example, Elance-oDesk this morning announced it has a new name, Upwork, and is introducing a new freelance talent platform that shares the same name.
Refinery29 Joins the Big Media Startup Club, with a $50 Million Funding Round
It’s no longer surprising when investors write big checks to a media startup. But here’s a fun game, see if you can find the outlier in this group: 1. Vox Media raises $46.5 million. 2. BuzzFeed raises $50 million. 3. Refinery29 raises $50 million.
Turtle Beach Wins "Best Peripherals and Accessories Brand" Honors Second Year in a Row at UK Video Game Industry's MCV Awards
Turtle Beach Corporation, the leading-edge audio technology company and #1 in gaming audio, was recognized for the second year in a row as the industry’s “Best Peripherals and Accessories Brand” during last week’s MCV Awards 2015 show, held at the Lancaster’s Gate in London, UK.
Elance-oDesk Names Stephane Kasriel Chief Executive Officer
Elance-oDesk, the world's largest freelance talent marketplace, today announced that Stephane Kasriel has been named the company's chief executive officer and appointed to the board of directors.
MEDITECH, Merge, Kareo Join CommonWell
CommonWell Health Alliance announced that five new members had joined the health alliance, including MEDITECH, Merge, Kareo, PointClickCare and Surgical Information Systems.
PatientlySpeaking Now Available To All Kareo Users
PatientlySpeaking has announced its full integration with the Kareo Medical Software system. This process allows medical practices to efficiently pull information from their Kareo programs regarding patients and future appointment dates that can be seamlessly entered into PatientlySpeaking’s software database.
Digiday Publishing Awards: New York Times, Refinery29 take top honors
The most innovative publishers of 2014 got their due at the Digiday Publishing Awards this evening, where Refinery29, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and Slate were among the winners across 14 highly competitive categories.
Aquisition Adds Marketing and Patient Communications Functionality to Kareo's Robust Solutions for Independent Practices
Kareo, the leading provider of cloud-based software and services for independent medical practices, today announced the acquisition of DoctorBase, a practice marketing and patient communications solution.
Winning Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award Changes Everything
I have to admit to being thrilled when I heard Kareo was named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work. Being selected as the 22nd Best Place To Work among small and midsize businesses in the U.S. changes everything. Not just for me as a recruiter, but for the whole company and everyone who works here.
National Magazine Awards 2015 Finalists Announced
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today announced the National Magazine Awards 2015 finalists. For the second year, the nominations were first announced in an hour-long Twittercast. Known as the Ellies—for the Alexander Calder stabile "Elephant" given to each award winner—the National Magazine Awards will be presented on Monday, February 2, at the New York Marriott Marquis.