It’s no surprise – tech entrepreneurs are answering the call of Americans hungry for upward mobility (your rideshare driver has two jobs, student loans, and wants to be a homeowner one day). New income opportunities for people tired of not getting ahead are flooding the on-demand economy, while employers are hiring contractors to avoid benefits and the ACA. Welcome to the new normal, where the unbundling of the American workforce is rapidly growing the number of 1099 workers, part-timers, and full-timers with a side gig to 66 million by 2020. Hear about the future of work from tech giants and investors who support this crusade for life, liberty and the pursuit of independence.
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