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TaskRabbit Acquires SkillSlate

As you know, 2011 was a pretty huge year for the TaskRabbit team. And now, it looks like 2012 is shaping up to be just as exciting. We are kicking the year off with some big news. Today, we are thrilled to announce that TaskRabbit has acquired SkillSlate! SkillSlate is an auction-based website for local services. SkillSlate crowdsources its network of service providers to help its customers with any task they need done or alternatively, provide instruction on a particular skill they’d like to develop. Sound familiar? SkillSlate is certainly similar to TaskRabbit, particularly in the sense that it’s a service marketplace. What makes SkillSlate unique, though, is its focus on skill-based and artistic tasks – including personal training, tutoring, DJing and even fire dancing. By integrating SkillSlate’s platform with TaskRabbit’s, we will be able to provide an even more enhanced service – one where folks can get help with practically anything. These integrations are sure to be awesome, but, as you’ve heard before, at TaskRabbit, chemistry is everything. We are so excited to have …