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Jeff Wald
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Jeff Wald is the cofounder of Work Market, the leading enterprise marketplace and platform for finding and managing contract labor. Prior to starting Work Market, Jeff was a Managing Director at activist hedge fund Barington Capital Group, Co-Founder of Spinback (sold to Buddy Media, VP at Israeli venture group Glen Rock and a M&A banker at JP Morgan. Jeff holds an MBA from Harvard University and an MS and BS from Cornell University. He formerly served as an officer in the Auxiliary Unit of the New York Police Department.

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Online Staffing Platforms Make the Freelance Economy a True Meritocracy

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 11:22 AM

Earlier this week, I was giving an interview about Work Market and how mobile is changing the freelance economy. During the interview, I was asked a question which has now been posed to me several times -- what is the gender breakdown of work done through the freelance economy? The...

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The Startup Marathon

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 2:12 PM

November 3. Fort Wadsworth staging area. Staten Island. 38 degrees. The 2013 NYC Marathon.

A few hours later (the exact number is not that important!) the finish line in Central Park. That was the end of one of the most amazing experiences of my life. That marathon was done,...

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NYPD Blue -- What I Learned About Startups Patrolling the Streets of New York City

(7) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 9:46 AM

During the last 10 years I have invested, advised and founded startups in New York City. I have also spent a significant amount of that time patrolling its streets as a member of the Auxiliary Unit of the New York Police Department.

The Auxiliary Unit of the NYPD dates back...

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