World’s largest electronics & electrical engineering services marketplace launched

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​Arrow Electronics, with (a freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace), has launched ArrowPlus.

The new platform allows Fortune 500• companies and innovative technology creators to design and build hardware products through access to over half a million skilled electronic and electrical engineers.

ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer will look to transform the way products will be designed, manufactured and delivered to market.

Businesses that need technology help from concept to scale can leverage ArrowPlus to find highly qualified experts, utilise Arrow technology concierge services that ensure project success, and go to market faster and more cost effectively.

Arrow has built a proprietary Certified Engineering network which has been a key differentiator in helping its customers win with technology. This new platform is designed to solve sophisticated technology problems spanning consumer electronics, transportation, healthcare, industrial, Internet of Things (IoT), telecommunications, biomedical, cloud security, firmware, hardware, and connected products in every industry. brings to the collaboration the platform and expertise in running global online services marketplaces, allowing Arrow to transform its services business into a connected talent cloud.

“We anticipate in the future that up to 30% of R&D spend could leverage a model where Arrow provides a technical concierge and project management to a vast network of high-end engineering talent," Arrow’s Chief Digital Officer Matt Anderson said. "The products and services Arrow has helped design are helping people every day from paraplegic veterans regaining their sense of freedom and independence to mothers in undeveloped regions of the world giving birth more safely.”

•The Fortune 500 is an annual list that ranks 500 of the largest United States corporations by total revenue for their respective fiscal years.