Thumbtack is an internet marketplace for local services, launched in December 2009. Thumbtack allows service providers and consumers to find each other and negotiate jobs online. In August 2010, Thumbtack had over 50,000 service providers signed up on the website. By January 2012, the company said that number had grown to over 240,000 service providers.
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