Posts Tagged ‘gig economy’

Food-Finding App Startup Scores Investors, Mentors, Support at UTD

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor years, college students who live on the cusp of coolness have pushed brands for profit and perks. Called brand ambassadors or brand influencers, college students work across social media, blogs, and vlogs to encourage clicks on products or services.

Workforce of the Future: How Companies Should Handle ‘Onboarding’ in the Gig Economy

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

What if Stephen King had gig tools?

At the Big Design conference last week, Brian Sullivan posed this question to audience members during the Continuous Onboarding in the Gig Economy presentation.

Sullivan, along with co-presenter Katherine Vatalaro (scheduled co-presenter …

Q+A: Skratch CEO Talks About Building Job App for Teens

Posted by Aaron Cook

Teenagers are aliens. At least that’s how a lot of adults feel. But the folks at Skratch are trying to change that perception.

Skratch connects teens with their best future self by using good old-fashioned work as the foundation. It’s …

Tech Trends:
The Gig Economy in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Here’s the thing about innovation: It’s new, it’s exciting, and it leads to trends in a variety of industries. Here is one of the major trends that will be evident in innovation in the coming months.

The Gig Economy

The …

Skratch Expands Gig-Finding App to 4 New ZIP Codes

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Dallas-based startup Skratch has expanded its gig-finding app for teens to four new ZIP codes in the Plano and University Park areas.

Teens in 75075, 75023, 75225, and 75205 ZIP codes can now find ways to make money close to

Dallas-based Startup Offering Comprehensive App for Scheduling Services On-Demand

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The gig economy that started with Uber has grown to just about every service imaginable, including electricians, car washing, and dog grooming.

Entrepreneurs Clayton Floyd and Joseph Harwood have created one comprehensive app called mo-de to encompass many of the …