Help Is At Hand As Telefonica Makes Its First Wayra-Incubated Investment: Taskhub, A TaskRabbit For Volunteers (And Making Money)

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http://techcrunch.com – Telefonica has been operating a series of Wayra Academies to seed fund and mentor startups in Latin America and Europe since April 2011; and, in a signal of how Telefonica hopes to tap into that talent in the future, today the carrier has made its first-ever follow on investment on one of those business. Taskhub, a job/errand outsourcing service similar to TaskRabbit, but different in that it lets people volunteer for free as well as take paid jobs, has taken a six-figure sum from Telefonica Digital, along with a commitment to integrate Taskhub into its own location-based mobile business lat (IT news)