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We’re going to Germany…

Well, almost! We’ve been very lucky to be supported by Startup Sweden and Tillväxtverket, to participate in their Access German, program this August. We’re so excited about this! With a population of nearly 84 million, and also a GDP of $4.7 tr, this is definitely one of the big ones. We know many digital marketplaceRead More...

Ep. 25 Beatly – future of influencer marketing with Andreas Eliasson

Beatly started in 2015 when influencer marketing was barely a thing, and we were still all talking about bloggers and “new media”. How things have changed since then! The maturing of an industry which many described as a bubble has helped propel new business models, created celebrity and born new ways of measuring performance, inRead More...

Tomas Grönqvist MIOO

MIOO – Scaling on-demand bike fixing with Tomas Grönqvist

Performing at an elite level in sports or arts, requires dedication, tenacity and perseverance. The same skill set is required of an entrepreneur. That is why we’re excited to talk with Tomas Grönqvist from MIOO, a pro cyclist turned founder. Tomas took his passion of cycling, and has built his marketplace around an often overlookedRead More...

Gustav Malmqvist

Time to discuss gig service

On Tuesday, we presented a report on the crossroads of the gig industry, which we commissioned from the independent economist Claes Hemberg. He has given the report the interesting headline “The Gig companies are pressured to mature quickly”. I now look forward to many conversations and discussions, says Gustav Malmqvist, one of our founders. InRead More...

Music industry, business models and growth with Givar Shabani

Podcast interview with Givar Shabani from Gigital In this gigapod episode, we had a great talk with Givar Shabani, CEO and co-founder of Gigital. Gigital is a marketplace that connects professional musicians to bookers from the event and hospitality industry. Givar shares with us how Gigital was created, what are the biggest obstacles, how theRead More...

Taxes in Sweden

Taxes – How do we work with them in Sweden?

“There was death and taxes, and taxes was worse, because at least death didn’t happen to you every year.” – Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man (1991) Although we don’t believe that death is better than taxes, we acknowledge that most people would rather minimize the time spent on administering their taxes. However, a big part ofRead More...

Podcast interview with Martijn Arets – platform economy expert

In our latest Gigapod, we had an exciting and fruitful conversation with Martijn Arets. He is a Dutch author, speaker and expert within the collaborative economy space. Martjin shares his learnings gained over the years of advising governments, trade unions and platforms on the nuances on how the new economy can participate sustainably in theRead More...

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Gigapay

Diversity and inclusion are important topics for any startup and it’s not an exception here at Gigapay! We celebrate diversity by having 4 women, and 7 different nationalities represented in our 9 person team. This is important because it helps us to think differently when approaching an important topic, like the future of work.  Today sinceRead More...

How Much Money Can You Make With Your Hobby?

Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life. We have all heard this before, but not everyone lives up to it. With the rise of the gig economy, making money from your hobby is very possible and you can easily turn it into a side gig, or even your full-timeRead More...

What do Giggers and Freelancers want?

If you are building a gig platform at the moment or engage with the gig economy in any way, it is important you understand the basic interests of gig workers. This post will help you navigate the gig economy to find success for your fast-growing business model, especially if you are looking to hire yourRead More...