Upwork's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

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Based on data from Upwork's latest SEC filings

Annual Revenue

Based on data from Upwork's latest SEC filings

Employees

Stephane Kasriel's photo - CEO of Upwork

CEO

Stephane Kasriel

CEO Approval Rating

72/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

2003

Headquarters:

Mountain ViewCalifornia

Status:

PublicIndependent Company of NASDAQUPWK

Industry Sector:

Application Software

SIC Code:

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Competitive Analysis

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

Fiverr is one of Upwork's top rivals. Fiverr's headquarters is in New York, New York, and was founded in 2009. Fiverr operates in the Movies & Entertainment industry. Fiverr generates 37% of Upwork's revenue.

Toptal has been one of Upwork's top competitors. Toptal was founded in 2010 in San Francisco, California. Toptal is in the Employment Agencies industry. Toptal generates $259.6M less revenue than Upwork.

Freelancer is one of Upwork's top competitors. Freelancer was founded in Sydney, New South Wales} in 2009. Like Upwork, Freelancer also works within the Application Software industry. Compared to Upwork, Freelancer generates $224.4M less revenue.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Stephane Kasriel

CEO

- -
430
$347.2M
$274.6M
1

Micha Kaufman

Founder & CEO

87/100
363
$210M
$103.6M
2

Taso Du Val

Co-Founder & CEO

75/100
500
- -
$15M
3

Matt Barrie

Chairman & CEO

72/100
470
$25M
$50.3M
4

Vera Gavizon

Co-Founder

70/100
7
- -
$ < 1M
5

Phillip Thune

CEO

59/100
100
- -
$5M
6

CEO

- -
- -
7

Sara Sutton Fell

Founder & CEO

71/100
20
- -
$5M
8

Bridget Loudon

Co-Founder & CEO

63/100
10
$14.2M
$ < 1M
9

CEO

- -
30
- -
$ < 1M
10

Stuart Lewtan

Founder & CEO

68/100
58
$3.2M
$8M

Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$274.6M

Upwork's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 46.4M. Over the last four quarters, Upwork's revenue has grown by 15.8%. Specifically, in Q2 2019's revenue was $74.3M; in Q1 2019, it was $68.9M; in Q4 2018, it was $67.3M; in Q3 2018, Upwork's revenue was $64.1M.

Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Upwork

Upwork Funding History

Since Upwork was founded in 2003, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Upwork has raised $347.2M. Upwork's last funding round was on Nov 2014 for a total of $30.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Nov 2014
$30M
Series D
Mar 2012
$15M
Unattributed
Jan 2012
$16M
Series C
Jun 2008
$15M
Series B
Sep 2006
$8M

Total Funding: $347.2M

Since Upwork was founded in 2003, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Upwork has raised $347.2M. Upwork's last funding round was on Nov 2014 for a total of $30.0M

Investments

No recent investments found related to Upwork

Upwork News

September 13, 2019HR Technologist

Upwork and Workforce Logic Partner to Bring Together the Flexibility and Benefits of a Freelance Talent Solution

The exclusive partnership brings together the flexibility and benefits of a freelance talent solution... See more »
August 26, 2019Zolmax News

$77.68 Million in Sales Expected for Upwork Inc (NASDAQ:UPWK) This Quarter

Equities analysts forecast that Upwork Inc (NASDAQ:UPWK) will announce sales of $77.68 million for th... See more »
August 14, 2019Recruiting Headlines

Upwork releases latest ranking for 20 fastest-growing skills for Freelancers

Upwork, the largest freelancing website, today released its newest quarterly index of the hottest ski... See more »
August 14, 2019Spend Matters

Upwork Enterprise's customer reviews are in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

Categories: Featured SolutionMap Article, Services and Indirect, Services and Indirect Spend, Service... See more »
July 30, 20194-traders

Chief Marketing and Product Officer Hayden Brown named to Staffing Industry Analysts' 40 Under 40 list

(marketscreener.com) Santa Clara, Calif. - July 30, 2019 -Upwork(Nasdaq:UPWK), the largest freelancin... See more »
July 23, 2019Spend Matters

Upwork announces new 'agency experience' at its Work Without Limits summit

Categories: Conferences, Services and Indirect, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & C... See more »
July 17, 2019Talent4Boards

Upwork adds Leela Srinivasan to its Board of Directors

Talent4Boards - Great Talent builds Great Boards- USA, CA - Upwork (Nasdaq: UPWK), the largest freela... See more »

Upwork Blogs

February 28, 2018Upwork Blog

Transitioning to Freelancing Full-Time? Tips from an Upwork Ambassador

Scott Poniewaz is the Upwork Ambassador for the Austin, TX, area and organizes networking events for ... See more »
February 27, 2018Upwork Blog

Your Business Could Be at Risk for a Security Breach

IT security is a concern for businesses of all sizes. You can take proactive steps to get your ducks ... See more »
February 26, 2018Upwork Blog

How Small Business Insurance Can Protect Your Company from Cybersecurity Risks

Few smaller businesses think they're at risk of a cyber attack. The problem? They're actually more at... See more »
February 23, 2018Upwork Blog

The Top Business Trends to Look Out for in 2018

Making the right decision is easier when you're aware of what's happening around you. With that in mi... See more »
February 21, 2018Upwork Blog

Five Marketing Tactics for Small Budgets

Marketing can be one of the biggest challenges businesses face, and it can be costly. However, there ... See more »
February 21, 2018Upwork Blog

Has Your Business Hit a Plateau? How Innovative Hiring Can Make Things Happen [ebook]

Hiring a new employee isn't always feasible, but when things hit a plateau you know your team needs t... See more »
February 20, 2018Upwork Blog

Preparing for Tax Time as a Freelancer

As you prepare to file your income tax return, make sure all ducks are in a row by following this lis... See more »

Upwork Press Releases

May 16, 2019Business Wire

Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel Named Finalist for Prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®Award

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, EY announced that Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork (Nas... See more »
March 5, 2019Business Wire

Third Annual "Future Workforce Report" Sheds Light on How Younger Generations are Reshaping the Future of Work

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Upwork (UPWK), the largest freelancing website, today release... See more »
February 12, 2019Business Wire

Upwork releases latest Skills Index, ranking the 20 fastest-growing skills for freelancers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Upwork (NASDAQ: UPWK), the largest freelancing website, today... See more »
January 15, 2019CENTRALCHARTS

Upwork To Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results On February 28, 2019

Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), the largest global freelancing website, today announced that it will repo... See more »
January 14, 2019GlobeNewswire

Upwork To Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results On February 28, 2019

Event to be Webcast Live on the Upwork Investor Relations WebsiteEvent to be Webcast Live on the Upwo... See more »
November 13, 2018Business Wire

Upwork releases Q3 2018 Skills Index, ranking the 20 fastest-growing skills for freelancers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Upwork (NASDAQ: UPWK), the largest freelancing website, today... See more »
November 9, 2018CENTRALCHARTS

Upwork To Present at RBC Capital Markets Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference

Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), ​the largest freelancing website, as measured by Gross Services Volume, o... See more »

Upwork Videos

March 25, 2019Upwork Vimeo Channel

"Upwork's Work Without Limits Summit 2018" on VIMEO

Highlights from Upwork's Work Without Limits Summit 2018 in San Francisco, California.Cast: Upwork... See more »
March 25, 2019Upwork Vimeo Channel

"Upwork: Why Specialized Profiles?" on VIMEO

Specialized profiles allow freelancers to highlight category-specific expertise.Cast: Upwork... See more »
March 13, 2019Upwork Vimeo Channel

"More about the changes to Connects" on VIMEO

Cast: Upwork... See more »
February 5, 2019Upwork Vimeo Channel

"Why Upwork" on VIMEO

Learn how businesses make things happen with freelancers and agencies through Upwork, the largest onl... See more »
January 12, 2019Upwork Vimeo Channel

"Introducing Upwork Plus" on VIMEO

Discover how to stand out to quality talent and scale hiring quickly using Upwork Plus.Cast: Upwork... See more »
November 9, 2018Upwork Vimeo Channel

"Work Smarter with Upwork Enterprise" on VIMEO

Learn why nearly 30% of the Fortune 500 choose Upwork Enterprise.Cast: Upwork... See more »
July 9, 2018Upwork Vimeo Channel

"Introducing Specialized Profiles" on VIMEO

Specialized profiles help match clients with freelancers more relevantly and accurately.Cast: Upwork... See more »

Social Statistics

Headquarters

441 Logue Avenue

Mountain View, California94043

650-316-7500

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Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Upwork Global, Inc. is a privately-held company which developed and maintains an online workplace that connects clients with freelance developers, creative, assistants, agents, and consultants. It was formerly known as Elance-oDesk, which is a global ...

CEO

Upwork's CEO, Stephane Kasriel, currently has an approval rating of 72%. Upwork's primary competitors are Fiverr, Toptal & Freelancer.

Website

upwork.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Upwork

  1. When was Upwork founded?

    Upwork was founded in 2003
  2. Who is Upwork's CEO?

    Upwork's CEO is Stephane Kasriel
  3. How much revenue does Upwork generate?

    Upwork generates $274.6M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Upwork have?

    Upwork has historically raised $347.2M in funding
  1. Where is Upwork's headquarters?

    Upwork's headquarters is in Mountain View California, USA
  2. How many employees does Upwork have?

    Upwork has 430 employees
  3. What sector does Upwork operate in?

    Upwork is in Application Software
  4. Who are Upwork's competitors?

    Upwork's top competitors are Fiverr, Toptal, Freelancer