This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Freelance startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Freelance industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Freelance Startups
Quicka is an innovative, high growth financial technology company based in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2019 by two Australian Fintech veterans, Quicka’s mission is to solve cash flow stress for small business owners by helping businesses pay & get paid.
Why? The average small business owner waits more than 56 days to collect on their invoices, creating unnecessary cash flow stress, and is the leading cause why 40% of business fail. We are changing this.
Using a proprietary technology platform and a fast, simple sign up process, Quicka allows small business owners to get paid upfront on their invoices, in real time, whilst giving their customers flexible repayment options. For more information on Quicka and to receive our latest updates, please visit our website for more details..
Livelii helps Canadian freelancers get health and dental coverage, paid vacation and sick days, and get paid on time. It built a platform with freelancers for freelancers which takes on the biggest challenges ranging from payment collection to having health and dental benefits and paid days off.
It was founded in 2019 and is based in Toronto, Canada.. .
We would like to start with a question, how strong is our business ecosystem in face of this current pandemic? People are forced to look elsewhere for a second source of earning money. Crystal-Matrix.com is an online platform for individuals and entrepreneurs designed to provide them with the appropriate ecosystem to thrive and grow their business.
The problem we are aiming to solve is the financial dependence between the business of the employer and the employee. The solution is to develop an online platform where professionals can safely and securely build multiple streams of income and become financially independent.
Our objective at Crystal-Matrix is to develop the next generation online office and we have started by building on a web-platform crystal-matrix.com, with the sole intent of helping people develop multiple strings of revenue by contracting or providing services, to a local or international market, and in the process to build a name for themselves and grow a network of influence. We are structured on 3 pillar functionalities: 1.
Building of trust and transparency of experience and know-how, by the person providing the service and the benefactor of the service. 2.
Growing your personal network of influence, by adding people to your network in a secure and private environment. 3.
Growing your own business by posting and taking on projects depending on the compatibility between technical, soft skills, background and experience. From final functionality point of view our goal is to develop a platform where individuals and legal entities can safely and securely conduct their online business, from booking appointments, to service providers, to the day by day work.
Growth Collective is an exclusive network of freelance marketers. We help companies grow without the agency markup by assembling teams of vetted freelancers.
All of our marketers are available on flexible contracts, enabling companies to adjust their marketer mix as needs change. Our mission is to empower more marketers to work for themselves, flexibly and remotely.
By connecting top marketers with interesting startups and brands, we help freelancers grow sustainable businesses of their own.. .
TeamWay assembles and manages high-performing remote engineering teams, available on a monthly subscription. We call it Team-as-a-Service.
Top companies use TeamWay to solve their critical software projects, speed up innovation, increase flexibility and free up internal resources.. .
Nearly 50% of an independent consultant’s time is spent doing non-earning, admin activities like bookkeeping and finding new projects. By 2028, 90 million freelancers will bring in $1.4T in gross revenue, and waste 33 billion hours in admin tasks in the US alone.
Founded in late 2019, Mylance is building the comprehensive community, business-suite, and project generator for independent consultants.. .
Co-Tasker is a community marketplace for quick help and local services. on the platform, users are able to post tasks that they need help with, and other users can apply for these tasks, use their skills and earn money in return.
From tasks such as translation help and professional assistance, to help around the home and errands. Our mission for Co-Tasker is to empower society to use their skills that they don’t use in their daily lives to earn money, when, where and how they want to whilst helping others who need that help.
“We want to give the chance for everyone to get help like a local and have the opportunity to make money no matter their personal situation”. .
Combining recruiting, freelancing and employer brand solutions, Top Graduate simplifies the connection between companies and students. Our mission is to increase students’ employability by connecting them to companies which are looking for talents.
Top Graduate, The young talent empowerment platform. www.topgraduate.co.
Gignav offers a work platform for enterprises, small businesses, workers, and consumers. It combines the power of private talent networks with data science and AI to help hire and rehire workers.
Gignav puts businesses in control of their on-demand talent pool and helps them successfully adopt flexible workforce arrangements to get a competitive advantage. They help businesses focus on work and on maximizing worker productivity by putting the right people on the right job and apply lean work management to optimize resources.
It was founded in 2019 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.. .
There is a large gap between the way job seekers apply and how companies consume applications. Currently 75% of applications are declined by technology before the recruiter ever see’s them.
Most job seekers lack the basic knowledge of their career path, how to find jobs, how to apply to modern technologies, how to engage with recruiters, self-prepare for interviews and track their progress. Interview Invite is a digital SaaS platform designed that provides job search training courses, career insights and message templates for new grads and job seekers.
We start with career insights and military transition to help job seekers explore different career opportunities. Next we provide training courses to teach talent how to find jobs, how to apply to modern technologies, how to engage with recruiters and self-prepare the interview process.
Then we provide templates to help them create a resume, cover letter, craft an email and track their progress. .
Nuage is a highly-managed, supplier-pick marketplace that acts as intermediary between freelance tech talents and enterprise project owners. We provide end-to-end consulting on tech & data projects, allowing companies to rely on our cloud-certified freelance community to supply them with a broad-spectrum & elastic workforce.
Our unique cloud-native and micro-service approach allows us to split monolithic projects into smaller tasks securely distributed throughout the community, yet we ensure you only ever have one point of contact with our platform, effectively freeing HR bandwidth for your product team. More than a freelancing marketplace, Nuage is a fully-integrated cloud development platform that empowers remote work and open standards..
CGI Hive is the first comprehensive freelance marketplace for the CGI industry, matching Clients looking for CGI’s with 3D Artists worldwide. CGI Hive offers an online common revision area and a pre-defined workflow to follow, making the revision process accessible to any grade of experience.
Minimizing miscommunication and mistakes we ensure a smooth process and increase the conversion rate job posted/completed. CGI Hive will represent the “Go-To” service creating a standard workflow in the CGI industry..
Prolancer is the next-gen marketplace for remote working and smart talent-sourcing in the niche fields of Software, Data Science and Advanced Programming (AI/ML). We use advanced technologies to help businesses to connect better, hire faster and work smarter with top rated professionals.
Prolancer platform is designed for continuous professional development and focuses on improving efficiency, teamwork collaboration and increasing organisational productivity. We strive to provide a modern, fair and balanced work environment, ensuring that all freelancers have an equal opportunity to find their ideal remote jobs; also providing strong provision and support to all employers to hire, collaborate and grow..
The future of work is already here. At relak.co, we believe your dreams of working and living remotely should be more than just a fantasy.
That’s why we created our community, relakalittle – to help you live your future now. From the hills of Hollywood to the streets of Shoreditch in London, our team stretches far and wide.
We’re a tried and tested example of how remote work can work, and now we want you to experience it, too. We do this by asking you to adopt our #relaxalittle motto.
It’s a concept our founder Adriana Nem imagined while working remotely in different parts of the world and comes from the Singlish, (Singaporean English) relak a corner, meaning relax a little.. .
Xavio is a company which is made entirely for India-like client environment. Freelancing in booming in world and there are many platforms for freelancing, but in a country like India clients still believe in meet-up and discuss the deal, even if it is a small project.
They want trust build up. So we started two-side platform where we listen to both side.
Our business-maker meets the client to get the details and project and then upload the whole detail with audio description to make the demands more clear and our nerd team just only have to work. The nerds, or we can say developers and designers don’t need to discuss and try to make client understand thing.
They just need to do work. Thus, making the freelancing more trustworthy and free from disputes of understandings.
Xavio was established in 2019, Its main aim is to break the traditional 9-5 job timeline and reduce the limitation of finding the workable team for specific project. We at Xavio bring people with skills all around the world to work on your project..
Our Story Projecton’s story begins more than a year ago, when two computer programmers from southeast Nigeria works together to create the mostly used freelancer platform that is innovative and straight forward. Since projecton was founded, we have helped more than 2,000 people succeed in their business, have quality services.
What We Do Through Projecton businesses get more done, connecting with people to work on projects from web and mobile app development to SEO, social media marketing, content writing, graphic design, admin help and thousands of other projects. Projecton makes it fast, simple, and cost-effective to find, hire, work with, and pay the best professionals anywhere, any time..
Hiring for short term jobs is time consuming and costly, no wonder why staffing agencies set their prices sky high. We use technology to save those cost and provide satisfied workers who wants to enjoy their freedom of choice.
Gigstar offers highly motivated and reliable workers for instant jobs in many industries efficiently saving time and money. Gigstar is made to be easy to join, easy to use with Payment systems and infrastructure – Profiles – Reviews – Transparent information – Better search and matching algorithm..
Hypelance is an ever-growing community for freelancers, entrepreneurs and content creators. Our aim is to provide a marketplace, yet also offering opportunities for you to build yourself a brand image, create connections with others and share your interests with similar minded people.
Learn more here : https://hypelance.com/community-guidelines/. .
Hiring professional services is difficult and time consuming. How to find these professionals? Which one is the right one? Do they even have time to do the job? Listing directories aren’t offering the right solution as the customer doesn’t get the information in an easy-to-understand format and still needs to contact each of the professionals, and professionals usually need to pay in order to show up in the first positions.
profiUp is a freemium Saas marketplace which connects local professionals to customers looking to hire them. Request a quotation in less than 2 minutes to all the professionals in your area and let the interested ones contact you in-platform..
BlueAvo’s is Africa’s creative marketplace. Connects brands to a network of premium – amateur creatives across Africa, to service all their creative briefs.
From animation to VFX and live production, all your creative needs are covered. The platform enables global brands, agencies and startups to discover, collaborate and create content with the continent’s largest creative network – bringing a fresh look and experience to design and creativity..