Matt Barrie, President, Escrow.com & CEO of Freelancer.com delivered the keynote address today at NamesCon 2016 in Las Vegas.
Matt Barrie is the CEO of Freelancer.com, the world’s leading freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace with more than 17 million users. Freelancer owns Escrow.com, the leading provider of secure online payments and online transaction management for consumers and businesses on the Internet.
Escrow.com has had $2,700,000,000 worth transactions processed up until today.There were $430m of transactions in 2015. Escrow.com has almost 1,000,000 registered users.
The average domain name price in 2015 was more than $9,000.
Matt Barrie presented some very interesting details on how Freelancer.com works and be useful for any kind of business. Even NASA has been using Freelancer to design robots, apps and several other projects.
Escrow.com has a new website coming out in a few days. There a BETA version of the new responsive website located at beta.escrow.com. The website will have support for several languages in the future but it already supports Chinese. The website has a new fee calculator that works great! There are a lot more changes coming soon that will add an array of new functionality to the website and escrow transactions.
There is also a contest running where you can win a free t-shirt for each escrow.com transaction. Enter “Happy NamesCon” in the transaction description before the end of January and the t-shirt will be yours.