a16z Podcast: Connecting People with Digital Work, the Gig Economy, and More – With Leila Janah

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Can digital work fight poverty? Can companies be profitable and also do social good — especially in a society where the proxy for value is capital and much of that value accrues to platforms? And finally, what’s the difference between a mission-driven and ‘social’ entrepreneur? Samasource, a nonprofit that uses technology to connect marginalized people around the world to digital work, is one attempt at answering those questions. MORE