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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.
Nike's Sustainability Efforts Range From Space Hippie Sneakers to Bio-Jet Fuel, Says CSO
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.
Oct 15, 2019
New York State Senate to Examine Gig Economy
Jay Bregman, co-founder and CEO of Thimble, discusses the gig economy landscape ahead of his testimony in front of New York State Senators on the subject.