Thumbtack Stock

Thumbtack is a localized service platform that connects consumers with skilled professionals for various services ranging from home improvements to event planning and personal wellness. It simplifies the process of finding and booking service providers by matching customer needs with the right professionals, backed by customer reviews and price estimates.

Founded: 2008

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Thumbtack Company Overview

Founded with the aim to make hiring service professionals as easy as online shopping, Thumbtack has evolved into a key player in the local services marketplace. The platform allows users to search for professionals in areas such as plumbing, photography, and tutoring, among others. Users specify the service they need and their location, and Thumbtack presents a list of qualified professionals along with price quotes and reviews. The innovative aspect of Thumbtack lies in its comprehensive approach to local services. Unlike traditional directories or referral services, it provides a dynamic matching system that tailors results based on user preferences and feedback. This system not only enhances user satisfaction but also supports local economies by boosting visibility for small businesses and independent professionals. The platform operates across various U.S. states, continually expanding its categories to meet a diverse range of consumer needs. With its user-friendly interface and commitment to quality, Thumbtack aims to empower consumers with choice and confidence in hiring, while providing service professionals with valuable job opportunities. Thumbtack's platform offers a significant contribution to local economies by enhancing visibility for small businesses and independent professionals. With a user-friendly interface and a commitment to quality, Thumbtack simplifies the process of finding and booking services, catering to a wide range of consumer needs. It empowers consumers with choice and confidence in their hiring decisions while providing valuable job opportunities and business growth tools for service providers.

Management Team

Marco Zappacosta Co-Founder, CEO
Jonathan Swanson Co-Founder, Executive Chairman
Sander Daniels Co-Founder
Raghavendra Prabhu CTO
Jeff Grant COO
Scott Booker Chief Product Officer

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Thumbtack Launches a Haunted Homes Hotline Ahead of Halloween

40 percent of millennials say they’ve lived in a haunted house. But homes don’t start out haunted – they simply feel that way because people are in the dark about what’s really going on, and don’t know where to begin or who to call. Thumbtack, the technology company helping millions of people confidently care for and improve their homes, is opening up a dedicated Haunted Homes Hotline to rid your home of "ghosts."

Quartz Names Thumbtack One of the Best Companies for Remote Workers

Thumbtack was named one of Quartz's Best Companies for Remote Workers. The annual list of Quartz's Best Companies for Remote Workers was created by Quartz Magazine and Best Companies Group. The technology company ranked seventh on the list.

Home services platform Thumbtack enters digital marketing partnership

Thumbtack is providing professional service providers access to a third-party marketing and lead management solution.

Scorpion Partners with Thumbtack to Drive Business Growth for Service Professionals

Scorpion, the leading provider of digital marketing technology, today announced a partnership and first-of-its-kind integration with Thumbtack, the modern home management platform. With this partnership, Thumbtack pros can now integrate their accounts with Scorpion's Advertising & Communication technology for faster lead response times, which will help home services professionals streamline their business operations.

H-E-B to offer access to handyman, pet services with new partnership

H-E-B continues to do more. The San Antonio-based grocery store recently partnered with a home management platform to offer suggestions and hiring information for local pet service providers, landscapers, repair people, and more.