Ever wonder why you can buy any product online with a single click, but you can't hire a photographer, tutor, contractor, or other local service professional without a dozen phone calls? So did we. Thumbtack's mission is to make it dramatically easier to hire services, at the same time empowering independent professionals to grow their businesses. Thumbtack is one of San Francisco’s fastest-growing startups, with $150 million in funding from some of the world's most respected investors, including Google Capital and Sequoia Capital. Thumbtack’s phenomenal growth has been supported by several agile, work-from-home teams of independent contractors in the Philippines (Team Philippines).