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“A pandemic doesn’t see money”


TaskRabbit was founded during the 2008 financial crisis — and then and now, says Stacy Brown-Philpot, the business remains a necessity, for the community, and for the gig economy.

“We need to make the gig economy work for everyone.”

— Stacy Brown-Philpot
About the guest:

Stacy Brown-Philpot joined TaskRabbit as chief executive officer in 2013, where she led the successful acquisition of TaskRabbit by Ikea. And since joining, TaskRabbit has doubled its presence in more than 40 markets across the U.S. and the U.K., with plans to expand globally. Prior to joining TaskRabbit, Stacy spent 10 years at Google, where she started the Black Googler Network.

About the host:

Bob Safian is the host of Masters of Scale: Rapid Response, and the editor-at-large for Masters of Scale. He’s the founder of The Flux Group, a media, insights, and strategic advisory firm. He was previously editor-in-chief of Fast Company, where he won the National Magazine Award for Magazine of the Year in 2014.

Transcript of Masters of Scale: “A pandemic doesn’t see money”
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