Freelancer.com Buys ScriptLance, Marketplace For Designers And Coders

Posted on Jul 9 2012 - 1:05pm by Editorial Staff

Freelancer.com, a job outsourcing and crowd-sourcing marketplace announced today that it has acquired Canada-based Scriptlance, the fifth largest freelancer marketplace in the world. With the acquisition, the company claims that it will provide much deeper pool of world class talent, with over 4 million skilled freelancers. Further, with over 2.3 million projects completed to date and in over 450 skill categories, the opportunities to offer to freelancers would be more. The press statement revealed that Scriptlance having users across 244 countries and regions and having over 600,000 projects posted on the site to date with self-reportedly paid more than $43 million to freelancers.

Here is what Freelancer.com offering to Scriptlance.com users:

To help Scriptlance members transition to Freelancer.com and to show our appreciation for the great Scriptlance community, Freelancer.com is giving FREE memberships to all Scriptlance users as of midnight, 8th July 2012 EDT! Freelancers and employers will receive the following benefits:

For Employers:

  • 6 months FREE Premium Membership (valued at over US$300) for any Employer who has transacted on a project on Scriptlance in the past. Premium Membership means no Employer fees on projects plus many other great benefits!
  • 30 days FREE Standard Membership (valued at US$24.95) for all other employers.
  • Your profile will be highlighted with a special “Foundation Scriptlance Member” badge.

 For Freelancers:

  • If you are a new Freelancer.com member, you will receive the following great benefits:
  • FREE 30 day Standard Membership (valued at US$24.95)
  • Your profile will be highlighted with a special “Foundation Scriptlance Member” badge

If you are an existing Freelancer.com member, you will receive these great benefits:

  • FREE 30 day Premium Membership (valued at US$49.95) for Certified Scriptlance members.
  • FREE 30 day Standard Membership (valued at US$24.95) for Verified Scriptlance members.
  • FREE 30 day Basic Membership (valued at US$4.95) for all other Scriptlance members
  • Your profile will be highlighted with a special “Foundation Scriptlance Member” badge.
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