CareerGig acquired Moonlighting, a SaaS platform based in Charlottesville, VA, that, states a release, empowers individuals to build their own freelancer profiles, and allows businesses to hire talented professionals quickly and affordably. CareerGig is a SaaS technology platform based in Arlington, VA, that matches freelance and contract workers to top employers while offering a marketplace with independent access to guaranteed issue health, life, and disability insurance, education and training opportunities, and other financial services and benefits. Both companies utilize blockchain and artificial intelligence and this new agreement will create a combined platform with more robust and sophisticated capabilities.
Following the acquisition, the companies will combine business operations within the next few months under the name CareerGig.
Founded in 2014 by Jeff Tennery, Ritesh Johar and Roy Slater, Moonlighting, continues the release, brings a powerful network of over 850,000 freelancers and small businesses that will continue to build the CareerGig community. With extensive listings for contract gigs, part-time jobs, and internship positions, freelancers fulfilling those roles will have access to CareerGig’s benefits offerings.