vWorker is an online portal and virtual employment agency that enables companies to outsource projects and independent contractors to find work. Together with Freelancer, Elance, and oDesk it is one of the largest global freelance marketplaces of its kind.
vWorker was founded in 2001 in Tampa, Florida by Ian Ippolito under the name of Rent A Coder.
vWorker is owned by Exhedra Solutions, Inc.
Today (November 2012), the marketplace has 2.5 million registered users who have posted 1.3 million projects for $139 million earned by freelancers from around the world.