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Getting Insurance for your Gig
May 23, 2018
Verifly is now offering short-term, on-demand insurance by the job for independent workers. As the gig economy continues to expand, the start-up is hoping to start covering contractors at rates as low as $5 an hour.
NutriBullet CEO on Becoming a Lifestyle Company in 2020
May 24, 2018
Drone Insurance Co. Turns to the Gig Economy
Verifly started out by selling per-flight insurance plans for people using expensive drones but has now expanded to offering short-term insurance for all types of workers in the gig economy.
Nov 13, 2019
Softbank’s Pattern of Investing in Startups Relying on Contractors
The New York Times published a damning piece on Softbank investments Monday, calling out the company's Vision Fund for investing in companies heavily reliant on contract workers. Nathaniel Popper, Tech Reporter for The New York Times, joined Cheddar to discuss.
Jan 9, 2020
Uber Announces Policy Change in California to Comply with AB5 Law
Uber is changing its policy in California in response to the newly enacted gig economy law. The rides-hare giant sent an email to riders in the state telling them prices will now be estimates, not fixed fares, when ordering rides. Sarah Holder, Staff Writer at CityLab joined Cheddar to discuss.