Mobbr launches first crowd payments platform

Crowd payments company Mobbr has announced the launch of Mobbr Crowd Payments, the world’s first and only crowd payments platform that will unlock the true potential of crowd-sourced labour.

The crowd payments platform has a payment or “social salary” functionality that distributes money to online labourers with a single click, and enables professionals to easily get paid to work when, where, and for whomever they want.

Professionals can find tasks, check task statuses, work on tasks, and receive money for completed work. Workers no longer have to be confined to an office space or schedule, but can work when, where, and for whomever they want – and get paid instantly. The ability to find a variety of work and tasks optimizes their income potential, and also allows professionals to build reputation in their areas of expertise.

Businesses gain the ability to get tasks completed by the crowd and increase profits. Mobbr aims to provide 24/7 access to the best possible expertise. Companies with a task can find a platform, create a task, pledge money, and invite contributors. The Mobbr Crowd Payments one-stop platform permits more efficiency and flexibility as compared to traditional business models, where skilled workers are often limited and hard to find. Businesses can now connect with more qualified workers in order get tasks done faster, and gain real-time information on the value of everyone’s contributions. This eliminates the need to perform multiple administrative actions and pay hefty transaction fees.

Mobbr offers its payment button free of charge to businesses and platforms, and charges a monthly transaction fee to the professionals who receive money. The monthly transaction fee is capped at €9 euros or 5 percent per month – whichever amount is the lowest. For example, a labourer who earns €100 euros per month would pay a €5 euros fee, and a labourer who earns €1000 euros per month would pay a €9 euros fee. Mobbr currently facilitates all major currencies and Bitcoin.

“Businesses who fail to utilize the enormous potential of crowdsourcing are limiting their options and their future growth,” said Ernesto Spruyt, co-founder and chief of growth, Mobbr. “We believe that Mobbr will radically change the way that people work by breaking free of the freemium subscription earning model used by other collaboration websites, and bringing the natural combination of crowdsourcing and freelancing in business together – this is Mobbr Crowd Payments.”

Historically, crowdsourcing and collaboration platforms have lacked the payment infrastructure that allowed for the payment of crowds. Limited earning models and the limited scope of currently available platforms have also made crowdsourcing a problematic and complicated process. Mobbr is uniquely designed to overcome these challenges. A study by the McKinsey Global Institute, The Social Economy: Unlocking Value and Productivity through Social Technologies, “estimates that by fully implementing social technologies, companies have an opportunity to raise the productivity of interaction workers – high-skill knowledge workers, including managers and professionals – by 20 to 25 percent.”

A video of how Mobbr works can be viewed here.


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