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Navigating Tomorrow: Exploring Emerging Travel Trends
According to a study by MBO Partners, there were approximately 10.9 million digital nomads in ...

MBO Press Releases

Stay up-to-date on the latest news, research and events at MBO Partners.  We are driving change, leading innovation and delivering thought leadership to empower the independent workforce economy.

New Study Reveals Surge in Six-Figure Earners – A Defining Moment for American Independents

Demand, supply and AI technology drive new era of independent success; study reveals six figure earners increased by 53% from 2021 to 2023   Ashburn, VA – October 31, 2023 – The landscape of American work has seen transformative shifts, with an increasing number of workers choosing the independent path, drawn by multiple factors ranging…

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MBO Partners Announces Strategic Partnership with Allinial Global to Enhance Direct Sourcing Solutions for Enterprises

ASHBURN, VA – October 6, 2023​ –MBO Partners, a leading platform specializing in direct sourcing solutions for enterprise organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with Allinial Global, the world’s second largest accounting association. This collaboration aims to bring innovative direct sourcing and freelancer management solutions to the expansive worldwide community of accounting and advisory firms…

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MBO Partners Announces Two Strategic Executive Appointments: Thomas Luttrell and John Marcantonio

ASHBURN, VA – October 4, 2023​ – MBO Partners, a leader in the independent workforce industry, proudly announced today the addition of two executives to its leadership team: Thomas Luttrell as Chief Financial Officer and John Marcantonio as Chief Product and Engineering Officer. Their vast experiences and dynamic backgrounds bolster MBO’s mission to pioneer and…

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MBO In the News

MBO is featured regularly in respected resources, such as Forbes, Spend Matters, Fast Company and Inc.  Learn more about how MBO is making a positive impact on the independent workforce economy.

Navigating Tomorrow: Exploring Emerging Travel Trends

According to a study by MBO Partners, there were approximately 10.9 million digital nomads in the United States alone by 2020.

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StartUp Angra is now much more accessible to digital nomads and freelancers

A study carried out by MBO Partners reveals that since 2019 the pandemic began, the number of digital nomads has tripled, reaching a growth of 131% in 2022.

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Who’s an independent contractor? Who’s an employee? We’re about to find out. Again | Opinion

According to MBO Partners, full-time, part-time and occasional “independents” now number 71.2 million and in five years will make up 33% of the workforce.

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Boiler Plate

MBO Partners delivers solutions that make it safer and easier for enterprise organizations and top independent professionals to work together. Through its proprietary platform, MBO has built a comprehensive workforce ecosystem that fuels both sides of the independent economy. MBO strengthens relationships, minimizes risk, and maximizes value for its clients. Its unmatched experience and industry leadership enable it to operate on the forefront of the independent economy and consistently advance the next way of working. To learn more, visit mbopartners.com.

About Us

For more than 20 years, MBO Partners has been delivering solutions that make it safer and easier for enterprise organizations and independent professionals to work together. We've built a unique, dual-sided ecosystem comprising many of the most prominent enterprise organizations and the world's largest community of independent professional talent. This gives MBO unmatched insight and hands-on experience with the real needs of both sides of the independent economy. It also enables us to continually strengthen relationships, minimize risk, and maximize value for our clients.

At MBO, we are committed to uncovering and advancing new ideas and solutions that challenge workforce norms. We use a combination of our experience, thought leadership, research and advocacy to create premier independent workforce programs that span the engagement lifecycle, ensure legal compliance, and scale to our clients' needs. Our hallmark research, the State of Independence in America study, is the longest-running and most robust research report on the independent economy. It helps fuel our products and services, which we design to meet independents' specific needs and enterprises' rigorous standards. It solidifies our position at the forefront of the independent economy and helps us consistently advance the next way of working.

 
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MBO regularly provides research data, insights on workforce trends, and interviews with industry leaders to the press and major news publications.