Freelancing platform Upwork closes up 40% on its first day of trading, with shares reaching $21, raising $187.1M+; the company is now valued at $1.5B (Chris O'Brien/VentureBeat)

Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Freelancing platform Upwork closes up 40% on its first day of trading, with shares reaching $21, raising $187.1M+; the company is now valued at $1.5B  —  Freelancing platform Upwork's IPO received a hearty welcome on Wall Street as its public debut on the markets capped an unlikely journey …



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