Blog Posts

How the Platform Economy Gives Superpowers to Freelancers

31/08/2018 |
How the Platform Economy Gives Superpowers to Freelancers

One headline caught my attention a couple of weeks ago: The New York City’s subway system has reported that, for the first time in 30 years, weekday growth was strongest outside of the traditional morning and evening rush hours. The New York subway administrators were puzzled. They surveyed commuters and asked: aren’t you going to work any longer? […]

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The Best Online Communication Tools for Freelancers

20/07/2018 |
The Best Online Communication Tools for Freelancers

As the majority of the world’s freelance workforce is located in Europe, it is becoming more clear that the global economy is shifting towards one that is gig-based and values the ability to communicate digitally. Whether you’re a digital nomad who has to work while traveling, you complete a lot of work for international companies, or you […]

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Working Together in the New Economy

09/07/2018 |
Working Together in the New Economy

European Freelancers Week (#EFWeek), the world’s largest annual festival celebrating independent work and helping millions of Europeans discover the Freelance Economy, will return for its third edition in October. We invite all freelancers, coworking spaces, and organizations to host local events or offer special deals for freelancers. Preregister now! This years’ theme “Freelancers Assemble! Working Together in the […]

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Freelancers Engagement Should Include Emotional Connection

27/05/2018 |
Freelancers Engagement Should Include Emotional Connection

The world of business is increasingly embracing remote work and the many benefits it brings to companies and workers. Advancing technology and networking capabilities have helped remote work advance both in popularity and possibility over the past few years. 43% of Americans spent part of their working week working remotely in 2017 and 35% of […]

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How a CryptoWork Platform Functions, in Practice

22/05/2018 |
How a CryptoWork Platform Functions, in Practice

Further to my previous post on Can Blockchain and Cryptonetworks Unite a Fragmented Freelance Economy? people asked me how would a freelancers’ platform powered by the blockchain work in practice. This is, in other words, what I broadly call a CryptoWork Platform. My contention is that you can not understand a CryptoWork Platform or any blockchain platform if you […]

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Can Blockchain and Cryptonetworks Unite a Fragmented Freelance Economy?

08/05/2018 |
Can Blockchain and Cryptonetworks Unite a Fragmented Freelance Economy?

The freelance economy has taken the world by storm, and this is a good thing. As it picks up steam, it will likely become even more widespread with the advent of blockchain technology. It’s no shocker there could be more self-employed than employees in both the EU and US (with freelance workers contributing approximately $1.4 […]

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