Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Assuring and Insuring Freelancers’ Future; Gigacover Announces Webinar


MANILA, PHILIPPINES— Gigacover is excited to announce its upcoming virtual webinar, “Freelancing 101: Assured and Insured for the Future,” for freelancers and individual contractors. This webinar aims to introduce the importance of income protection and how Gigacover’s products and services can help informal workers protect their income and assets. The online event will take place on June 30 at 4PM and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the gig economy and protection.

“We are thrilled to host this webinar and bring together freelancers and individual contractors to discuss the importance of income protection and how technology can help them manage risk and protect their income and assets,” said Amerson Lin, Gigacover CEO and Co-Founder. “As the nature of work continues to evolve, it’s more important than ever for individuals to have access to the tools and resources they need to ensure they are both assured and insured for the future.”

In partnership with Upwork Pilipinas-Freelancers, an 800,000-member Facebook community for Filipino freelancers, the webinar will cover the risks and liabilities of freelancing, and how income protection provides a safety net for gig workers. This event is designed to help freelancers navigate the complex world of gig work, as well as provide them with the tools and resources they need to ensure they are both assured and insured.

“Having been immersed in the freelancing world, I am happy to be part of Gigacover’s webinar catering to freelancers to help navigate the challenges, as well as seize the opportunities of the digital era. I have witnessed firsthand the remarkable growth and immense potential work from home scene and freelancing holds. Through this webinar, I hope to share with you my experiences, lessons learned, and practical strategies for fostering success in this ever-evolving landscape,” said Rey Macrohon of Upwork Pilipinas Freelancers.

The webinar is a great opportunity to gain valuable insights and best practices for building a successful freelance career and understanding the risks and liabilities of freelancing and how to manage them. It is open to freelancers and individual contractors of all levels, as well as anyone interested in learning more about affordable and accessible income protection solutions. Registration is free and open to the public. To register, please sign up here.


About Gigacover

Gigacover was founded in 2017 in Singapore to bring fairness and stability to independent workers. These include gig workers, freelancers and self-employed persons, many of whom lack access to right-sized financial services. It launched the region's first income protection insurance to meet the needs of the gig economy and has since gone on to serve caregivers, tutors, real estate agents and delivery riders. Gigacover's product suite has also expanded to include earnings advances and payroll accounts. Through technology and data, Gigacover automates distribution, administration and generates insights for risk management in order to bring flexible, affordable and portable benefits to its users. As of 2021, Gigacover has presence in Singapore and the Philippines and is backed by Vectr Fintech Partners, Quest Venture Partners, Alto Partners, M Venture Partners and Farsight Capital.

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