Shiftgig connects hourly workers and businesses through a mobile application. Aiming to streamline and modernize the traditional staffing industry,  it develops an employment-related mobile application, where employees can claim jobs in real-time.  Shiftgig’s product and business model. LinkedIn  and Uber . 
The company was listed among Business Insiders magazine’s “25 Coolest New Businesses In Chicago”.  Shiftgig was also included in CIO ‘ s “10 Hot Social Media Startups to Watch”. 
Shiftgig was conceived by entrepreneurs Eddie Lou, Jeff Pieta and Sean Casey, seeking to build a community for a user segment by existing professional networks.   In the past, Craigslist or directly inquiring business by business.  Shiftgig seeks to consolidate the posting and search for jobs in this segment, offering immediate results.  In this fashion, the company falls dans le definition of an on-demand mobile service , defined as “qui aggregate consumer demand apps on mobile devices, purpose That Fulfill Demand through offline services.” 
Timeline and Growth
Launched in Chicago in January 2012, Shiftgig has since expanded nationwide.  In October 2012, Shiftgig raised $ 3 million in its Series A round of funding.  In November 2014, Shiftgig raised $ 10 million from Garland Funds (of Huron Consulting Group ), among other Chicago-based investors.  In March 2015, Shiftgig expanded to Dallas, Texas,  with shots of Expanding to 3 to 5 more cities dans le year. 
On November 24, 2015, Shiftgig Inc. announced its $ 22 million in Series B venture funding, led by Renren Inc. to expand its mobile marketplace. 
|October 2012||100,000||4,000||Chicago Tribune |
|December 2013||500,000||14,000||Forbes |
|March 2015||1.3 million||27,000||Dallas Business Journal |
- Chicago, Illinois
- New York City, New York
- Dallas, Texas
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Houston, Texas
- Miami, Florida
- Memphis, Tennessee
- Tempe, Arizona
- Tampa, Florida
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Nashville, Tennessee
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