Collecting beer bottles, a task completed for Uberflip. (Image: AskForTask).

Published: March 17th, 2014

Why crowd design contests aren’t all bad

Two design contest Web sites have recently set up a local shop in Canada. Both DesignCrowd and 99designs have registered a dot-ca address to cater to the Canadian market within the past year.

Published on: July 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson launches with acquisition of ScriptLance

Toronto-based freelancer online marketplace Scriptlance has been acquired by, the firms announced today.Scriptlance is the fifth-largest freelance marketplace in the world with more than 360,000 users, according to the site. Its members

Published on: July 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Firms using “virtual” office assistants worldwide to get the job done

When Darlene Lee found herself overburdened with menial tasks -- with an unhelpful admin assistant in her employ -- she sought out her saviour in Jerusalem, Israel.But it's not what you think. A

Published on: February 6th, 2009 Brian Jackson