The Growing “Gig Economy” in the North Bay

Oct 2, 2015

  Technology and social media are enabling freelancers and other one-person businesses to prosper and proliferate, empowering individuals and changing the nature of employment. 

Steve King, Emergent Reseach

  Innovative software and increased connectivity are fueling the growing Gig Economy, says analyst Steve King, but that can be a mixed blessing.

At the same time, adds Joshua Simmons, Community Manager for O'Reilly Media, social currents are driving entrepreneurial people of all ages to explore this individualized approach to work.