By @SimonCocking

Describe the company – the elevator pitch

Moonlighting is the first mobile, on-demand solution empowering people to earn extra money and hire talented professionals quickly. Moonlighting creates a virtual marketplace for freelancers and small businesses to hire or be hired directly from mobile devices. With a blockchain supported platform with its own cryptocurrency called a Moonbit, Moonlighting provides a full turnkey solution with a suite of tools to empower millions of independent workers worldwide.

How are you different?

Since founded in 2014, Moonlighting built a turnkey freelance solution providing public openness and utility across freelance and gig ecosystems. With the use of blockchain technology and smart contracts, Moonlighting will deliver more benefits to independent workers worldwide including:

Trusted Profile Data, Portability, and User Ownership

Expanded Global Marketplace

Token Driven Rewards Program

Enhanced International Payment Tools

Reduction of Bank and Currency Exchange Fees

Why will you do well?

Moonlighting will do well because it already has 600k customers, a robust platform, and is led by a team with executive with years of experience in the tech and mobile industry.

Where are you based?

Charlottesville, VA USA

When was the company launched?

October 14, 2014

What have been your biggest wins to date?

Backed by 3 publicly traded companies in the US (tronc, Gannett, McClatchy), held top 10 position in Apple App Store for the past 2 years, secured partnerships with Verizon, Bank of America, Uber, Intuit and QuickBooks.

Who are you trying to attract to your product?

Freelancers who have been restricted by other platforms and also those who are looking to fill a job very quickly.

Tell us about your team?

Moonlighting’s founding team brings a combined 60+ years experience in financial tech from the Federal Reserve and Capital One Financial, mobile tech and advertising.

How do people get in touch with you?

People can connect with us directly on our Telegram channel or at [email protected]

If you would like to have your company featured in the Irish Tech News Business Showcase, get in contact with us at [email protected] or on Twitter: @SimonCocking

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