Matt Barrie net worth: Matt Barrie is an Australian entrepreneur who has a net worth of $50 million. Barrie is the founder and CEO of the global online freelancing and crowdfunding marketplace Freelancer.com.
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- Net Worth:
- $50 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Aug 16, 1973 (49 years old)
- Place of Birth:
Matt Barrie was born in Adelaide, Australia in August 1973. Barrie graduated from the University of Sydney and Stanford University. In 2001 he founded a company called Sensory Networks. Intel acquired Sensory in 2013 for $20 million.
He founded Freelancer in 2009. The company was valued at $100 to $250 million by 2011. In 2013 Freelancer turned down a $400 million acquisition offer from Recruit Co. Ltd. Freelancer went public on an Australian stock exchange in 2013. The company briefly had a market cap north of $1 billion. Unfortunately by 2021 the company's market cap sank to around $120 million.
Barrie also serves as an adjunct associate professor at the University of Sydney and teaches classes on computer and network security as well as technology venture creation.