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Our mission: create a world where everyone is free to choose the best people to work with.

At Malt, we believe in a world where success is powered by the perfect combination of the right people, with the right team, and the right projects.
We have created a new work order with the fastest-growing marketplace that connects freelancers with over 140.000 project owners ready to take their projects even further.

We make the administrative, legal, and payment processes for freelancers simple and secure, and all in one place so you can focus on what matters to you.

The Malt Community in numbers


Malt was founded by Vincent Huguet, Hugo Lassiège and Jean-Baptiste Lemée, in Paris.


Happy employees working together for a new work order.


companies have chosen Malt as their partner to make freelancing simple and secure.


talented freelancers ready to get to it !

A little sidenote

Malt (Formerly known as Hopwork) was created from Vincent Huguet's, Hugo Lassiège's, and Jean-Baptiste Lemée's equally shared frustration : Not being able to find an easy way to work with freelancers.

Malt was born from a solid ambition: to transform the intellectual service industry (IT services, brokers, agencies, etc.) by introducing an open-platform model, providing accountability, and a community for freelancers. With Malt, freelancers can make a reputation for themselves thanks to the reviews they get from their clients once they've finished their assignment.

Our path

Vincent and Hugo found Malt

First freelance breakfast

Hugo moves the tech team to Lyon

Beginning of promoting and cultivating remote-work culture

Malt counts over 5,000 freelancers

Malt establishes its values

Its community of freelancers, ambitions, independence, and enthusiasm.

First karaoké

The community gets even bigger

50,000 freelancers and 1,000 companies on board.

Malt goes international

Opens offices in Spain.

Sésame Pass

Launch of the Sésame pass to protect freelancers.

Malt Insights

1st collaborative management tool for freelance activity within companies

100,000 freelancers on board

Malt launches in Germany

The mobile app is made available

200,000 freelancers and 30,000 companies registered on Malt

The new work order has begun!

Malt Academies train over 25,000 people for free.


We are driven by our values.


Our company only works if people are put first, so we care about them, their lives, choices, and aspirations. Caring and supporting people means helping each other. It means we give honest, constructive feedback and make difficult decisions when we have to.

Spread the joy.

We put joy at the center of everything we do, and bring in a little optimism when it comes to work. We know everything isn’t perfect all the time, but it’s up to us to be positive, and to focus on what’s working so we can keep moving forward.

Turn ambition into action.

We believe in creating a better world by empowering everyone to bring their passions to work and realize their ambitions. We own our own ideas and work hard to turn the best ones into something concrete.

Give everyone independence.

Sometimes saying sorry is better than asking for permission, so we give people the autonomy to experiment and move fast. Sometimes we fail, and that’s ok – we own up to our mistakes as well as our successes. Our freedom to choose the way we work doesn’t mean we’re directionless, we balance it out with focus.

Welcome at Malt

Meet the Malters

Wanna join the new Work Order?

We’re always looking for new Malters, so come and help us build the new work order.

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Malt gives you the liberty to...

Choose your next project Choose your own freelancer Choose your own company Choose your own team Choose skills that make all the difference