TaskRabbit Acquires One Jackson for Its Talent

TaskRabbit, the marketplace for personal projects and services, has acquired One Jackson for an undisclosed sum. The five-year-old company, which recently raised $13 million, emphasized hiring the kids’ clothing company’s five employees as part of the deal. Among other appointments, Anne Raimondi, co-founder and CEO of One Jackson, will become chief revenue officer; Yee Lee, co-founder and CTO of One Jackson, will be the new VP of engineering.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

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