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Wurk Happy

Wurk Happy simplifies agreements, billing, and payments for freelancers and their clients

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Wurk Happy simplifies online agreement, billing, and payments for the 21.7 million freelancers in the U.S., a market expected to double by 2020. We get freelancers paid faster, make billing simpler, and ensure better business relationships. Freelancers can create an agreement in minutes, send an invoice with the click of a button and get paid by clients with funds available in their bank account the next day.


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    Marcus Ellison
    Co-founder & CEO

    Marcus is a serial entrepreneur (online/offline music, commercial real estate development) and former software consultant for companies working with freelancers. He has freelance experience in frontend development and design. He attended NYU for an M.A. in disruptive innovation and entrepreneurship (unfinished).

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    Brendan Berg
    Co-founder & CTO

    Brendan has built web and mobile applications for Technicolor, Tumblr, and Jelli. He co-authored the O’Reilly book, “Introduction to Tornado: Modern Web Applications with Python" and was formerly chief software architect and first hire of a VC-backed startup. He has a B.A. in computer science and sculpture from Bard College.


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    Selim Day

Previous Investors

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    Anthony Leichter