smarterwork is the world's first managed marketplace for business services.
smarterwork currently offers services in eleven business categories
covering a wide range of services:
& Creative Services
smarterwork is able to provide quality-assured business services through
the following: Pre-qualified Experts, through an online certification
process or application form; Account Management and Customer Care Team
to manage the project cycle and Global Payment System, Escrow Account
Facility and 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
The website is translated into 8 languages and with offices in 7 countries,
5 simple steps to getting the job done
1. Client posts Project and receives bids.
2. Client selects Expert based on price, reputation and rating.
3. Client and Expert develop project in "My Office", a private online
4. Client gives final approval of project.
5. Payment is released from escrow holding account and Client and
Expert provide mutual feedback.
smarterwork has attracted over 50,000 Clients and Experts from over 170
countries. We also have nearly 2000 American experts who have signed on
since our launch, late summer 2000, and are always looking for good talent
to join our team.
smarterwork was recently named to the
Wall Street Journal Europe's
Envy Portfolio as one of the 21 companies leading venture capitalists
wish they had funded. Read the full story in our Press
In September 1999 the founders raised $1 million seed capital, set up
smarterwork's headquarters in London, and recruited the initial team to
build the technical infrastructure. The beta website was launched in November
1999, followed by second round funding of $12 million and full service
launch in February 2000. smarterwork is funded by three European venture
smarterwork has signed a number of strategic partnership deals, including office.com, register.com, SitePoint.com, Telebright.com, WebWormhole.com, Namedepot.com
and many others.