Nodal, the Blockchain-based freelance marketplace, has finally launched in UK with the goal of reinventing the way freelancers and recruiters interact.
The platform gives employers access to a pool of freelance talent, each member of which has had their skills verified by others in the industry.
For freelancers, meanwhile, Nodal uses blockchain-based ‘smart contracts’ to tackle the issues of late payment and scope creep that are constant complaints for the self-employed community.
Nodal is initially targeting the creative and VFX, and construction, property, and engineering sectors, where it says the challenges of skills verification and late payment are most severe.
Its UK launch is supported by a £250 million deal with a specialist recruiter. The platform has been developed with input from leading architectural design firm Foster & Partners, along with creative studio Access VFX and award-winning VFX company Union VFX.
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