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Upwork  (Stock symbol: UPWK ) Merged with oDesk (2013  amount undisclosed )

441 Logue Avenue, Suite 150
Mountain View, CA 94043
USA
(650) 316-7500
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Fabio Rosati (Upwork Former CEO) Gary Steele (Proofpoint CEO/Chairman) Paul Hsiao (NEA Partner) Beerud Sheth (Upwork Founder) Dan Marriott (Stripes Group) Raymond J. Lane (Kleiner Perkins);  Lawrence D. Lenihan (Pequot Ventures (FirstMark Capital));  Chip Linehan (NEA)
Former outside board: L. John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins) Eric Roach (Roach Capital Partners)
Former advisory board: Rob Chestnut (Chegg Chairman)
Company

Business description: Upwork's mission is to improve the way companies buy and manage services. Upwork is the leading provider of software solutions for Services Procurement and Management (SPM), which improve the way that organizations buy and manage services – one of the largest components of corporate spending. By streamlining Services Procurement and Management processes, Upwork helps companies of all sizes realize significant business transformations, productivity gains and cost reductions.Upwork improves the way organizations buy and manage services - the largest component of corporate spending. With Upwork's Services Procurement and Management (SPM) solutions, businesses can improve the success rates and lower the costs of project and contractor based services. The company's offerings include Upwork 3, an easy-to-adopt application suite for Fortune 1000 companies and Upwork Online, a Web-based services marketplace that lets small and medium sized businesses benefit from the industry's largest network of professional services vendors and procurement experts.
Customers include: Adobe SystemsHandspringMotorola ;  Click Commerce ;  Tennessee Valley Authority
Partners include: ActuateAdobe SystemsATandTBank of AmericaBEA SystemsConcentric NetworkeBayEDSFedExHandspringIBMImpresseIntuitMercury InteractiveMicrosoftNovellOracleRed HatSAP Labs U.S.SquareTradeSun MicrosystemsVeritas TechnologiesViacom;  About.com;  AP;  Bus Week;  Comensura;  Corel;  JournyX;  Metasys;  mybizoffice;  SunTone Certified;  USSearch;  WhitePajama
Capital

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Oct 2014   Feb 2004
Capital raised: 124.8M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Merged with oDesk (2013  amount undisclosed ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: UPWK

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Record updated: Aug 2021
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 10001-25000 as of Oct 2018
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Oct 2014   Feb 2004
Capital Raised: 124.8M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Merged with oDesk (2013  amount undisclosed ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: UPWK