As the ecosystem of gig economy workers and freelancers expands a new batch of startups has tried to service these individuals with app based accounting, expense tracking and more; the FT runs through this new ecosystem and finds that some apps are good at solving a specific problem, but there is not a silver bullet; depending on the worker some people still like to use their own spreadsheets and send information to their accountant; what the FT found is most people use a system of apps to create their own mini ecosystem; with the gig economy estimated to continue expanding in the coming years companies will look to serve this new generation of workers is the most cost efficient, technology savvy way. Source.
Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.