Archive for June, 2011

99Coders writes about twago safePay

Filed by team twago on June 30, 2011
99Coders writes about twago safePay

The platform for IT professionals and freelancers, 99Coders, writes about the introduction of twago safePay and its advantages for freelancers and contractors:  “Novices to online partnerships in particular are often uncertain whether the project will be completed satisfactorily and whether they will be paid for their work without having to write tedious payment reminders. Thanks to twago […]

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EU Startups: Freelancer marketplace twago launches safePay

Filed by team twago on June 27, 2011
EU Startups: Freelancer marketplace twago launches safePay

EU Startups.com introduces twago safePay. “twago, a international marketplace for freelancers and service providers in the fields of programming, web-design, and business support services, now offers secure payment via its escrow service “twago safePay”. This makes the Berlin based company probably the only supplier in Europe that offers clients and providers extensive security for their online partnerships.” Read the full article here.

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We came, we ran but…didn’t quite win

Filed by team twago on June 24, 2011
We came, we ran  but…didn’t quite win

Yesterday evening twago participated with two teams at the 12th Berliner Team-relay race. We ran through the deep forest of the Tiergarten in Berlin, being close to Schloss Bellevue, Siegessäule and the Reichstag all of the way. The distance for each team was 5×5 kilometers.   We fought hard and gave it our best. Even […]

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Amazing Freelancer Infographic

Filed by team twago on June 22, 2011
Amazing Freelancer Infographic

We just found this amazing Infographic about freelancers on The Next Web by Socialcast and we wanted to share it with you. It’s interesting to see who works most, what’s the average age of freelancers, and if they do it full time or part time. It’s also interesting to see that most freelancers come from […]

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New service provider badges for more transparency on the online job market

Filed by team twago on June 22, 2011
New service provider badges for more transparency on the online job market

Berlin, 20 June 2011.  twago, Germany’s largest online platform for the worldwide mediation of services in the fields of programming, (web)design, and translations, now offers a new additional function for its service providers. For all service providers registered on twago, there are now digital badges that can be incorporated onto their private website. On twago, […]

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twago safePay – New weapon in the fight against “black sheep” when working online

Filed by team twago on June 22, 2011
twago safePay – New weapon in the fight against “black sheep” when working online

A European first: twago is  the first freelancer marketplace with an escrow service increased security during online cooperation for clients and providers guaranteed payment and guaranteed results Berlin, 23 June 2011. twago, Germany’s largest international marketplace for freelancers and service providers in the fields of programming, (web) design, and business support services, now offers secure […]

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Why freelancers are excellent business partners

Filed by team twago on June 20, 2011
Why freelancers are excellent business partners

As a small business it can be difficult to get all the work done that you need to. Projects can start to pile up or you might by themselves – and they shouldn’t. It is much more important for entrepreneurs and founders to concentrate on core competencies and let experts take care of everything else. Typically, […]

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Crowdconvention Berlin – The future of Crowdsourcing

Filed by team twago on June 16, 2011
Crowdconvention Berlin – The future of Crowdsourcing

Yesterday, the international crowdsourcing community met up for the first European crowdsourcing conference: crowdconvention. Clickworker.com together with CrowdFlower, Crowdsortium and Microtask organized the event, where all participants could view interesting talks and panel discussions about the latest developments in crowdsourcing. For example, Bart Becks’ project, which was introduced during a panel discussion about crowdfunding, could […]

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twago safePay: even safer online collaborations on twago

Filed by team twago on June 15, 2011
twago safePay: even safer online collaborations on twago

It is finally here: the twago escrow service “twago safePay” now facilitates secure virtual business partnerships between people from all around the world. Novices to online partnerships in particular are often uncertain whether the project will be completed satisfactorily and whether they will be paid for their work without having to write tedious payment reminders. […]

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Silicon Allee thanks everyone for attending Silicon Allee’s June meet up.

Filed by team twago on June 7, 2011
Silicon Allee thanks everyone for attending Silicon Allee’s June meet up.

“There was a whole range of companies represented, from well-established success stories to creative new ideas just waiting to get off the ground. Amongst the faces at this morning’s meet up – the first since we launched our new website – we spotted some familiar ones from SoundCloud, Eye’Em, Moped, BuddyBeers, efamous, SponsorPay, BaseCase, Research Gate and Twago.” Read the full article here.

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Escrow – the secure way of paying for online work

Filed by team twago on June 7, 2011
Escrow – the secure way of paying for online work

More and more jobs are done by external freelance service providers. This solution is of particular interest for small and medium sized business (SMBs) as well as start-ups, as they don’t have to commit to full time employees and can concentrate on their main tasks. In addition, they can adapt to the market more quickly […]

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