CareerGig Selected by Newchip Accelerator Program into Latest Cohort of Promising Startups

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Newchip, a mobile investment platform connecting startups to investors gives promising nod to CareerGig, an online SaaS-based platform that matches freelancers and contract workers to projects while offering health insurance and other benefits. CareerGig's platform also offers to staffing and recruiting professionals a secure verification process allowing for multiple background checks and assessments, reducing cost and other resources.

CareerGig Offers Traditional Benefits for Freelancers

"Being part of this prestigious program is encouraging and additional confirmation from an industry leader that we’re on the right track.” Greg Kihlström, CEO and Co-Founder of CareerGig.

CareerGig is pleased to announce its acceptance into the Newchip Accelerator Program - a web and mobile investment platform that connects startups to investors. Newchip, one of the global leaders in the industry, has helped companies in its programs get funded with over $150M in investments since its founding in 2017.

CareerGig is an online SaaS-based platform that provides access to available freelance gigs and contract projects at top companies looking for candidates. But not your typical ‘job board’, CareerGig offers platform users a robust menu of tailored-for-freelancer offerings of health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, among a selection of other benefits.

On the staffing and recruiting end, companies that sign up for the service will have access to state of the art verification services. Human resource professionals within companies are able to access CareerGig’s streamlined and secure verification process that allows for multiple background checks and assessments, saving time and internal resources. Built with blockchain, artificial intelligence, and other technologies, CareerGig provides companies the security and peace of mind when hiring candidates.

For CareerGig, acceptance into the Seed & Series A category of the program is a promising step. As one of the top investment platforms in the world, Newchip’s strong record of helping companies is an encouraging nod to CareerGig’s future.

"We are very excited to join the Newchip cohort," said Greg Kihlström, CEO and Co-Founder of CareerGig. "Being part of this prestigious program is encouraging and additional confirmation from an industry leader that we’re on the right track. I and the rest of the CareerGig team are looking forward to learning and growing under the guidance of Newchip.”


Career benefits. Gig lifestyle. Choose both. CareerGig is a SaaS technology platform and ecosystem that matches freelance and contract workers to top employers, and with independent access to health and financial benefits exclusively tailored for those in the gig economy. Incorporating blockchain and AI technology, CareerGig also provides employers the ability to hire qualified and verified talent through an accelerated and scalable state-of-the-art process. CareerGig helps individuals create freelance careers, and makes life easier and more secure for companies that hire them. Learn more at

The Newchip Accelerator is an immersive, equity-free, online accelerator program for Early Stage to Series A startups serious about scaling their businesses to the next level. Participants engage in a 10-week curriculum of training, 1-1 mentor sessions, masterminds, and live classes to prepare them to raise investment capital from Angels, VCs, and the crowd.

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