Nigeria Tech Awards: TERAWORK wins best tech start-up award
In a bold affirmation of its contribution to raising the levels of corporate productivity and expanding the opportunities available to professional freelancers, TERAWORK, a platform that outsources global and local independent experts to businesses, has emerged as the Best Tech Startup and Best Freelance Marketplace at the Nigeria Technology Awards (NITA) held recently in Lagos. The award added to the firm’s growing list of honours that include Forbes Best 200 startups.
Nigeria Technology Awards (NITA) is organized annually to celebrate and reward Technology Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Inventors, Academicians and key government policymakers in Nigeria. According to information provided by Beta Media, the organizer of the awards, the event aims to promote and commend the excellent achievements to which Nigeria technology professionals and organizations contribute towards building a sustainable economy using technology.
Speaking about the double recognition, Titi Taiwo, Chief Operation Officer (COO) at TERAWORK, in a statement said, “TERAWORK Prioritizes excellent performances internally and demands higher standards of delivery from its freelancer community as part of a commitment to helping businesses hiring independent experts through the platform to achieve commercial success by raising the quality standards of products and services with a strong focus on the bottom line”.
“Absolutely, this is the reason businesses globally turn to us to source for professional freelancers that can optimize the output and work delivery quality along their value chain at reasonable costs. These awards, therefore, lay credence to our overall efforts devoted to enhancing business’ operating models and boosting the opportunities available to professional freelancers to earn sufficient incomes”.
As the total addressable market for the Gig Economy, where freelancers are strong players, reaches $1.5 trillion in value globally, several outsourcing platforms have crept up to connect independent skilled workers to organizations which buy freelance services to beef up output at a reduced cost. TERAWORK, Fiverr and Upwork are some of the outsourcing platforms known for helping freelancers earn a good income.