LinkedIn ProFinder

A new way to hire freelancers from LinkedIn

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#2 Product of the DayNovember 15, 2015

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Dre Durr💡
Dre Durr💡@dredurr · Growth is the only thing that matters
Looks like LinkedIn is challenging Upwork!
Hiten Shah
Hiten ShahPro@hnshah · Crazy Egg, Product Habits & FYI
It is great to see LinkedIn expanding their offering in this way. It's still about professionals and jobs which is closely related to the existing core of LinkedIn. This has the potential to be a massive new long-term revenue stream for if LinkedIn gets this to product/market fit and beyond. Not to mention they'll get more freelancers to create accounts and update their profiles.
JM
JM@jmlebeau · CEO, Cortex.bz - App Development
Cool concept, has a lot of potential. Only available in SF right now, and highly dependent on the personal reviews on LinkedIn which may be refreshing for the actual feature as a whole.
Mark Surfas
Mark Surfas@surfy · Chief Product Instigator
Finally, an actual use-case for linked-in. Bravo.
Ross Simmonds
Ross Simmonds@thecoolestcool · Entrepreneur | Giving 💯
I really like this. It's going to be interesting to see how it impacts the gig-economy. In a world where freelancers are expected to become more and more common - this presents a great opportunity to drive more entrepreneurship. I'm interested in seeing how they manage the transaction - If it's similar to UpWork, this could be a huge revenue driver for LinkedIn.