Guru Inc. was founded in 1999 in San Francisco as an online clearing house for high tech workers seeking short-term contracts. The company, led by brothers Jon and James Slavet, raised $3M in angel funding and a further $16M in a full venture round led by Greylock Partners and August Capital. In a May 2000 interview, Paul Saffo cited Guru.com as an example of a company using the Internet to provide new kinds of services where individuals negotiated directly with potential employers.
- USA based company
- one of the worlds largest freelancing site
- they already have 800000 + recruiters
- already paid more than 250 million dollars to freelancers
- guru also have paid service which will make your application 6 times more likely to get selected
How Guru Works
Guru connects employers and freelancers securely online, allowing freelancers to research open positions matching their services and skills. Employers can review freelancer profiles and portfolios, choose a payment agreement, and begin working together through the platform’s dedicated WorkRooms.
Guru’s WorkRooms feature allows clients to manage their team of freelancers, assign roles, and keep interactions, time tracking, and payments in one place.
Guru currently claims to have around three million online users, with nearly one million visits to the site each month.
over 2 million registered members, Guru.com helps businesses connect and work with freelance professionals efficiently and safely.
Hiring employers can instantly access more than 1.5 million gurus in programming, web development, design, writing and more. Only Guru.com rank orders freelancers using objective performance data—helping businesses identify the highest quality freelancers for their projects. Businesses are ensured guaranteed payment protection with SafePay.
Freelancers use Guru.com to market their skills to a global audience and compete for project work at minimal cost. The new Guru profiles give them a platform they can customize and make their own. Freelancers can ensure they get paid for their work under the protection of SafePay.
Guru.com is privately held and headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.