Arrow Electronics and Freelancer.com Launched Engineering Services Marketplace
Arrow Electronics, Inc., a Fortune 500 leading technology solutions and engineering provider, and Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by a number of users, 14th March 2019 announced the launch of ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer.com. ArrowPlus is Electronics & Electrical Engineering Services Marketplace, Revolutionizing How Hardware Products Get Designed & Manufactured.
ArrowPlus: Electronics & Electrical Engineering Services Marketplace
The new platform allows Fortune 500 companies and innovative technology creators to design and build hardware products through access to over half a million skilled electronic and electrical engineers.
On-demand engineering from ArrowPlus and Freelancer will catalyze a step change in research and development, cutting times from years to months through access to a global network of highly diverse technical skills and reduce the cost to market. Now next year’s “new products” for CES Las Vegas are just a click away.
The platform is designed as an engineering services marketplace
Arrow Electronics guides innovation for over 200,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers. With 2018 sales of $30 billion ranking #113 in the 2018 Fortune 500, Arrow brings to the collaboration a large volume of high quality, high-value projects, from established companies with real demand for innovation and talent.
Arrow has built a proprietary Certified Engineering network which has been a key differentiator in helping its customers win with technology.
This new platform is designed to solve sophisticated technology problems spanning consumer electronics, transportation, healthcare, industrial, Internet of Things (IoT), telecommunications, biomedical, cloud security, firmware, hardware, and connected products in every industry.
Freelancer.com is the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace with more than 32 million users around the world and over 15 million jobs posted in over 1,350 skill areas.
Freelancer.com is used by companies from startups to global giants. Freelancer.com brings to the collaboration the platform and the world’s best expertise in running global online services marketplaces, allowing Arrow to transform its services business into a dynamic, connected talent cloud.
ArrowPlus: Engineers On-Demand
Together, the exclusive strategic alliance is a category defined for how hardware products are designed and electronics & electrical engineering services are delivered. Post a project or task and get matched with your engineer.
Your ideas and designs are yours only
All engineers must sign Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) with your team and Arrow before they can see any private details of your project. Your IP, ideas, and designs are protected.
Select from pre-screened and pre-vetted talent
Now you have access to our trusted community of knowledgeable and experienced engineers.
Arrow assigns a concierge
Every project gets an Arrow Technology Concierge who ensures your project success from finding the right talent to executing the work.
More features coming soon
The idea to Bill-of-Materials (BOM) Generator, Custom NDAs, Competitive Bidding by Engineers for Jobs, Arrow Credit and Terms, Dedicated Technology Concierge and BOM Manufacturability Scan and Grading.
ArrowPlus top job categories on engineering services
- Bill of Materials (BOM)
- Signal Processing
- Embedded Systems
- Gerber File Design
- Design for Manufacturing (DFM)
- Software and Board Support
- Power Systems
- Image Processing
- Quality and Certifications
- Thermal and Environmental
What Matt Barrie says about this engineering services marketplace
“This breakthrough strategic alliance with Arrow Electronics represents the first launch of Freelancer Enterprise. We are absolutely delighted that Arrow chose to team with Freelancer.com on this landmark initiative,” said Freelancer.com CEO and Chairman Matt Barrie.
He said, “Freelancer.com is the number-one marketplace for talent and skilled workers. We have seen an increasing demand to solve difficult and complex technical problems from larger organizations.
For example, NASA and the United States Department of Energy are using Freelancer.com to crowdsource technology solutions.
We are excited to form an exclusive alliance with the most trusted guide in technology creation, Arrow Electronics, to break down barriers for larger companies with more complex needs to utilize our platform to accelerate technology.”
What Matt Anderson says about this engineering services marketplace
“ArrowPlus brings the serious know-how of Arrow’s 80 years of engineering, tools, technology, and services into the platform economy with Freelancer.
Arrow has become one of the world’s largest technology solutions companies in the last five years and beyond our own engineering, we have built a proprietary network of certified 3rd party Arrow Certified engineering partners.
Our Arrow Certified Engineering network has worked with marquee Fortune 500 clients to make products and technology.” said Arrow’s Chief Digital Officer Matt Anderson.