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Airtasker aims for e­Bay status in outsourcing

Sydney-­based start­up, Airtasker, which wants to be to outsourcing what eBay is to the products space, said the Australian market represents a multi-­billion dollar opportunity, part of which includes retail. Launched in 2012 by long time friends, Tim Fung and Jonathan Lui, Airtasker is an online platform that outsources everyday tasks. Like other digital businesses operating in the ‘shared economy’, such as Airbnb and Uber, Airtasker acts as the platform that facilitates the communi