A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life

Leah Busque

Founder, TaskRabbit

Leah BusqueTaskRabbit is an online service that allows users to outsource small tasks to individuals known as TaskRabbits. These TaskRabbits are freelance workers who have been background checked, and they perform small jobs ranging from grocery shopping to furniture assembly. Leah started the company in 2008, and the service is available in leading cities including Boston, Seattle, New York and San Francisco. Leah is a software engineer who formerly worked at IBM.

Leah speaks with Jessica about how she launched TaskRabbit, from scratch.

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