Elance is an online global workplace where businesses find and hire people “on demand” to get work done quickly and cost effectively The Elance platform allows businesses to easily search, find, hire, manage and pay qualified professionals. In addition, individuals and firms join Elance and create their online profile in order to be immediately connected to businesses looking for their expertise. Founded in 1999, Elance is the leading workplace for hiring and working on demand. The company is privately-held and headquartered in Mountain View, California.


Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
Series B Unknown Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates Unknown
02/04/04 Series E 1M Scott Cook, Scott Cook, Scott Cook, Cambrian Ventures, CitiCorp Venture Capital, Crossbridge Venture Partners, Focus Ventures, Integral Capital Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, NEA, Pequot Ventures Unknown
01/01/12 Other 16M Stripes Group, New Enterprise Associates, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Unknown


Tim Reed (Board member)

Bob Timbrook (Board member)

Martin Silver (Board member)

Basil Lyden (Board member)

Chris Cummings (Board member)

View more details about all 26 people at Elance


VScriptlance: Vscriptlance an outsourcing Auction site it is an online global workplace where businesses find and hire… See Company Profile »
99Desk: 99desk.com is a global outsourcing solution and freelance jobs portal. We provide a secure platform for… See Company Profile »
Solvate: Founded in 2007 and based in New York City, Solvate exists to help people make the… See Company Profile »
Voices: Voices.com is the online market place that connects businesses with professional voice-over talents. Voices.com has over… See Company Profile »
Lime Exchange: LimeExchange, is an online services marketplace, offering a platform to Small Medium Businesses & Entrepreneurs looking… See Company Profile »

View more details about all 10 competitors