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Upwork Recognized on Spend Matters’ 50 Providers to Know in 2020 for the Second Year in a Row

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Upwork, the leading online talent solution, today announced it has been named by Spend Matters as one of the ‘50 Providers to Know’ in the 2020 Spend Matters Almanac. The 50 Providers to Know list honors companies that are setting industry standards on new procurement technologies and services.

This marks the sixth year that Upwork has been recognized by Spend Matters for their efforts in delivering innovative solutions through its Enterprise offering.

“We are honored to be included on Spend Matters ‘50 Providers to Know list’,” said Hayden Brown, president and CEO of Upwork. “For over twenty years, Upwork has been at the forefront of helping businesses innovate and modernize their workforce by tapping into talented, remote, independent professionals around the globe. During this time of uncertainty and change for so many companies, we are thrilled to bring our expertise to bear in helping businesses harness the advantages of hybrid teams of employees and freelancers, who represent the most skilled professionals, unbounded by geographic limitations and with proven remote work experience. We thank Spend Matters for their continued focus on enabling organizations to select the best providers for their business objectives.”

Spend Matters routinely reviews the latest procurement technology and service offerings to help organizations make wise and effective vendor selection decisions. The 50 Providers to Know lists are the result of deep analysis and corroboration among all Spend Matters analysts and reflect the publication’s unbiased, independent view of the organizations to watch closely.

About Spend Matters – Solution Intelligence for Procurement

Spend Matters is the leading solution intelligence source for procurement and supply chain professionals. Combining deep technology analysis and tailored advisory services with daily news coverage and subscription research, Spend Matters is trusted by CPOs, consultants, investors and solution providers alike as their procurement technology intelligence partner. Spend Matters is owned and managed by Azul Partners, Inc.

About Upwork

Upwork is the leading online talent solution transforming professional staffing. We empower businesses with more flexible access to quality talent, on demand. Through Upwork’s matching technology and services, companies have access to a global pool of proven professionals so they can scale their teams dynamically to meet business needs. Upwork also provides skilled professionals access to more opportunities.

Upwork’s mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. The community of independent professionals working via Upwork spans many categories including software development, creative & design, finance & accounting, consulting, operations and customer support—over 8,000 skills are represented.

More than 30 percent of the Fortune 500 use Upwork. Clients include Airbnb, Automattic, GE, and Microsoft.

Upwork is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices in Chicago and San Francisco as well as team members in more than 800 cities worldwide. For more information, visit Upwork’s website at, join us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.