Upwork is the world’s largest freelancing website. Upwork makes it easier for the world’s best businesses and independent professionals to find each other without the traditional barriers of set time and place. Freelancers on the site offer more than 3,500 skills, helping to ease the pain businesses face in finding skills they need to get work done. These freelancers are earning more than $1 billion annually via Upwork.
Upwork makes it simple, quick and cost-effective for clients to find, hire, work with and pay freelancers. Businesses of every size use Upwork, from one-person startups to major corporations.
Upwork (formerly known as Elance-oDesk) was created in 2014 when the two pioneers in online work — Elance and oDesk — merged in order to combine resources, platforms and innovation.