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A gig economy platform that connects people w job opportunities

By 2020 it is estimated that 45% of the Canadian workforce will be made up of freelancers, independent contractors and on-demand workers. To meet this emerging reality gigit has built a system for the gig economy that connects people with opportunities in their local area. Through gigit's connected technology platform, users can earn a living by networking within their community. 

As a quick overview, gigit marketplace... more »
Why is this an ambitious idea?

The general idea is for the city of Calgary to use one marketplace for all paid and volunteer freelance jobs. This vision of an all-in-one platform is ambitious, but can be done with the right message.

How do we measure the effectiveness of this idea?

- Increase in personal income
- Decrease in unemployment.
- Increase in donations
-Increase in volunteer hours

How is this idea attainable through the use of technology or data?

- Mobile and computer application.
- Big Data tracking of revenue, jobs, and hours worked.
- A digital resume built with ratings and reviews of past work.


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