On-demand hardware engineering talent platform among the top 7% of applicants selected for Newchip’s exclusive accelerator
(PRUnderground) August 26th, 2021
Tasker, the AI-driven on-demand talent platform for hardware engineering tasks, was accepted into Newchip’s renowned global accelerator program. Designed to provide all the skills and tools seed-stage founders need to rapidly fund, build and scale their companies. The equity-free, fully digital accelerator has helped over 1,000 founders from 35 countries raise over $300 million in funding.
“Newchip evaluates a vast number of companies from across the globe, selecting less than 7% to be part of our accelerator”, says Armando Vera Carvajal, Accelerator Director at Newchip. “This strict selection process makes us an ideal partner for investors looking for promising start-ups. On-demand talent platforms like Tasker can scale quickly with proper funding and guidance. We are excited for Tasker and believe they will do well at Newchip.”
Launched in 2020, Tasker is on a mission to create a world where everyone has the professional freedom to do the work they love and has equal opportunities to become an expert in their field. The company has since grown its platform to over 9000 hardware engineers from 114 countries, 230 tech hardware companies, and has released its mobile app ‘Tasker for Engineers’ for iOS and Android.
“Being part of the Newchip Accelerator, we are looking forward to joining a growing community of successful start-ups that are really making a difference”, says Clemens van den Berghe, CEO and co-founder of Tasker. “As we’re taking our platform to the US market, our experience with Newchip will help us find the right investors who believe in our mission and can help accelerate our growth.”
Newchip is an online, global startup accelerator, led by a world-class team of entrepreneurs and investors. It was designed to provide founders with the tools needed to rapidly fund, build, and scale. Since its inception in 2019, the equity-free, remote accelerator has helped over 1,000 founders from 35+ countries raise over $300 million in funding. It has three distinct six-month accelerator programs based on company stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A. Its vast network of global investors, strategic partners, and mentors guide companies from team building and prototype development to securing high-profile VC investment, corporate partnerships, and everything in-between. To learn more visit https://launch.newchip.com/.
Tasker is an AI-driven on-demand talent platform for hardware engineering tasks. It enables companies to solve problems that require hardware engineering skills they don’t have in-house and provides engineers the opportunity to future-proof their skills by getting access to the best flexible work opportunities and an active global expertise-centric community. Founded by seasoned engineers Clemens van den Berghe and Anand Ramachandran, who saw too many talented engineers waste their potential by not doing what they’re great at. Tasker is on a mission to give engineers the professional freedom to do what they love most and offer equal opportunities to become an expert in their field. For more information visit https://taskerplatform.com.
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