Deel's Year in Review

Disguised employment is a growing challenge due to the expansion in international hiring. Inadequate legal setups can pose a risk to both companies and workers.

Anja Simic
Written by Anja Simic
September 7, 2021

What a year 2019 was! When starting Deel, we had a big goal in mind: Build a product that makes hiring anywhere a breeze.

We knew it was a lot to tackle, but we pushed through! Although the task at hand wasn’t easy, we believe we’ve built the right foundations and are excited for what 2020 has in store.

We are proud of what we’ve accomplished and wanted to share bits of it with you!

Being a distributed team, Deel was a product we needed ourselves. Today it's a product that helps hundreds of companies.

  • It's a platform to manage compliance & payments for remote teams
  • It offers locally compliant sample contracts for 70+ countries
  • It collects US Tax forms (W-9, W-8BEN, 1099) and enables filing 1099 Forms automatically
  • It helps collect the right compliance documents for team members based on their local regulations
  • It automates the payments across major payment providers: Payoneer, TransferWise, Stripe, and multiple banks (more coming in 2020!)

Here is what one of the contractors says about using Deel:

"Deel has been the easiest way to organize and get paid for my contracts. It’s simple and quick to sign up and revolutionizes work and contracting!" - Ally Warfield, Streamer/Professional gamer

Here is what one of the clients says about using Deel:

"Deel has been a gamechanger for our accounting team. We work with dozens of contractors in multiple countries every month, so running payroll and remaining compliant was a nightmare. Now, Deel is running our payroll on autopilot and our contractors love it, too!" - Jeremy Cai, CEO of Italic

Deel team got stronger and better!

  • We grew quite a bit and welcomed 9 amazing people to a total of 14
  • We are spread across 3 continents, 7 countries, and 11 cities which gives us the opportunity to be there for our customers 24/7
  • We had a blast on an all-team retreat in Tel-Aviv in July (another one coming in Q1 next year)

We are expanding the team in 2020! Do you want to become a part of it? Check who we're looking for.


Building the foundations of the future of work

  • We support over 250 companies from various industries such as gaming, DTC, SaaS, AI, and more
  • We processed millions in payments to thousands of people in 80 different countries
  • We are grateful to have broadened our partner network with some strong voices including Workplaceless, Remote-how, SafetyWing, and others
  • We have talked to 2,000+ people via the website chat and connected with thousands on social media
  • We were featured in 12 articles from major remote work leaders

We won't stop here! 2020 is going to be a big year for remote work and Deel as well. We hope that what we do will help thousands of companies hire globally and that remote work opportunities will grow by a million! Cheers to the new year and all the great things to come 🚀🍻

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