Blockchain-based protocol to power a smarter, connected freelancer ecosystem.
Freelancing is inherently decentralized and open. Online freelancing platforms are centralized and closed. There is a big opportunity for realignment within the current ecosystem. Initially, freelancers rely on two things: their network and their reputation within it. As a freelancer completes more work, their reputation grows.
But there comes a time when freelancers need to join online platforms to keep their workflow moving. And whenever that time comes, freelancers and employers alike are forced to build their reputation from scratch. Then we see the exorbitant, industry-wide fees for necessary services like escrow, simultaneously causing and resulting from a shared motivation among a platform’s clients to find each other behind the platform's back.