How Leah Busque Single-Handedly Created Thousands of Jobs

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By Jolie O'Dell (Contributor, VentureBeat)  

Leah Busque, founder of TaskRabbit, is passionate about creating a community of “micro-entrepreneurs” — people who work autonomously on a part-time or full-time basis.

Her company, which only operates in a limited number of geographic areas so far, has already created several thousand opportunities for this kind of work.

On the site, people list their needs for help with specific tasks (and) other people -- called “taskrabbits” -- get the job done and are paid by the posting party for their services.

In this interview, Leah also talks about how being educated in a women-only environment helped guide her toward a career in technology (...)

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