Micha Kaufman

Micha Kaufman

Guest Writer
CEO of Fiverr
Micha Kaufman is chief executive officer and co-founder of Fiverr, launched in 2010. He is the visionary behind Fiverr's product and platform strategy, leading the company in its global mission to democratize lean entrepreneurship. Since its launch, Fiverr has became a leader in its multibillion dollar industry, enabling freelancers and entrepreneurs to start doing, growing and succeeding. Kaufman is also a partner at a venture capital firm and private investor in a number of disruptive consumer Internet companies. As a recognized voice in the areas of entrepreneurship, the future of work and the gig economy, Kaufman frequently shares his views through the Fiverr blogMedium and various media outlets.

More From Micha Kaufman

Gig Economy

Why the Government's Gig Economy Data Falls Short

A new Bureau of Labor Statistics study on freelancers misses the mark.
Freelancers

Don't Confuse Driving for Uber With the Freelancer Economy Powering America's Entrepreneurial Boom

The travails of workers employed by ride-hailing and delivery platforms are real but often mask the success of freelance workers in the knowledge economy.
Net Neutrality

The FCC's Looming Repeal of Net Neutrality Is an Assault on Entrepreneurship

Net neutrality means, by law, your website and Amazon load at the same speed. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai calls that "heavy handed regulation.''
Health Insurance

Single-Payer Health Insurance Could Help Would-be Entrepreneurs Quit Their Jobs to Pursue Their Dreams

Universal health insurance would free skilled talent to form their own businesses, driving prosperity and entrepreneurial innovation.
American Dream

Every Entrepreneur Is a Dreamer. Ending DACA Is a Blow to All of Us, Wherever We Were Born.

A dynamic society wants people with ambition and talent. What is the future for a society that deports those people?
Masters of Scale

Starting Up Outside of Silicon Valley May Be Tough, But It Lays the Groundwork for Generations of Entrepreneurs

For those of us building new startup communities, the payoffs extend far beyond our current ventures.
Gig Economy

Every Entrepreneur Gains From Nurturing the High-Skilled Gig Economy

Small companies turn to the gig economy for costly talent but is gig work attractive to the people they need?
Masters of Scale

Scale Culture Alongside Growth Through Diversity

Recognizing the value of diversity early in an organization's lifecycle is an important part of creating a sustainable and ultimately positive cultural foundation.
Masters of Scale

How Fiverr's Culture Created a Company of CEOs

A top-down management style wasn't a fit for Fiverr, so it flipped the model on its head.
Entrepreneurship

Tax Cuts Are Not the Help Entrepreneurs Need to Grow the Economy

Lower marginal rates won't create opportunity in impoverished rural towns, but universal access to broadband would.
Entrepreneurs

3 Problems Stunting Entrepreneurship Across the U.S.

Obsolete educational systems, inadequate broadband access and the unrelieved economic insecurity of self employment stymie economic development.
Student Loans

How Student Loans Are Crushing Millennial Entrepreneurialism

A dynamic economy needs highly educated workers and entrepreneurs who can afford to take risks. Mountainous college debt stunts both.
Freelancers

Repealing Obamacare Will be a Disaster for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs Who Rely on Them

Access to affordable health insurance has sped the growth of the gig economy. Losing that coverage will make freelancing untenable for many.
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