Archive for September 2020
MBO Partners Acquires North Carolina-based Crowdsourcing Platform, MindSumo
On September 29, MBO Partners announced it struck a deal to acquire MindSumo Inc., a Durham, North Carolina-based platform that enables businesses to crowdsource ideas by posting online “challenges.”Read More
Durham startup MindSumo – a 2019 Tweener list member – is sold to Va. firm, MBO Partners
MindSumo, a startup focusing on crowdsourcing to find innovative solutions for clients and a member of the 2019 Triangle Tweener list of promising emerging companies as selected by investor Scot Wingo, has been sold.Read More
Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: September, 2020
As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. California Passes AB2257 to Amend AB5 California…Read More
MBO Partners® Acquires Open Innovation Platform MindSumo, Inc.
As businesses compete to stay relevant in a post-COVID economy, MindSumo’s crowdsourcing technology ensures that companies capture real-time results and benefits. Herndon, VA,– September 29, 2020 – MBO Partners® announced today that is has reached an agreement to acquire MindSumo, Inc., an open innovation platform based out of Durham, N.C. The MindSumo innovation platform allows businesses to crowdsource breakthrough ideas and insights by posting online “challenges.” A community of 500,000 Millennial and Gen Z users submit solutions in…Read More
RV makers are rushing to cater to the new ‘work from anywhere’ crowd as the pandemic continues to force people to rethink their lives
Mission Daily Podcast: Success Breeds Success: Are Independent Contractors the Future of Work?
Miles Everson is the CEO of MBO Partners, a platform business geared towards matching professionals with enterprises. Miles joined Mission Daily and discussed what makes his firm different from traditional recruiting services, why the future of work is evolving from traditional full-time employees to contractors, and why niche expertise is what will be driving the…Read More
Does the pandemic mean the end for digital nomads?
Recruiting Contractors: Staffing Agency vs Job Marketplace
There are an expanding number of ways to reach independent professional talent. Knowing the key differences between staffing agencies and online marketplaces can help you determine how best to reach independent talent for your unique project needs.Read More