Freelancer – executive interview

Freelancer – executive interview

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Freelancer LTD is an Australia-headquartered and listed company that operates a leading global marketplace for freelancers. Through its two divisions, Freelancer and Escrow.com, management believes it is building the Amazon of services, offering solutions for labour, payments and freight. The Freelancer division comprises two businesses, Freelancer.com and Loadshift. Freelancer.com has more than 67 million registered freelancers across 247 countries, regions and territories, covering c 2,700 different skill sets, and offers cost-effective solutions for almost all job requirements. Loadshift is Australia’s largest heavy haulage marketplace, processing an annual volume of 75,000–80,000 loads worth between c A$300m and A$350m. Its other division, Escrow.com, offers a payments platform for high-value or complicated payments, and processes c US$1bn of payments annually.

In this interview, Freelancer’s CEO Matt Barrie discusses the company’s history and its three businesses in more detail. He also talks about the group’s FY22 results and explores the significant growth potential for all three businesses for FY23 and beyond.


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