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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about 9am? We've got all the answers you need.

What is 9am?

9am is a tool that enables companies and freelancers to work together smoothly. We are the place where the freelance Future of Work happens. We take the pain out of finding talents or projects, and we make contracting and payment easy. With us, admin becomes simple for both sides.

How does 9am help freelancers?

9am provides the easiest way to get more and better projects. Keep your high-quality professional profile updated and attract potential clients. Our contact funnel helps you to never forget about a lead again. But 9am doesn't stop there, and also brings joy to all admin, legal and payment topics. In our freelancer community you can connect with others and find help or inspiration.

Is 9am free? How much does 9am cost?

Yes, the 9am suite is free. We believe that the fundamentals of marketplaces should not lead to any fees for freelancers or companies. On top we believe that freelancers should never pay a dime to present themselves better. You are the people that make our world rock.

We are working on additional services of which some will be introduced at a cost.

Is 9am only for freelancers in Germany?

Well, not only. We are a DACH-centric marketplace, but are also happy to welcome talents from all over Europe. At this time, we are however limited to citizens of EU states. This helps us a lot in being able to provide the necessary compliance and legal services that make 9am so great.

Where can I find out more about 9am?

Please feel free to contact us at any time to learn more.

Is 9am GDPR-compliant?

Sure! As a German company, we are experienced with strict privacy regulations. We make sure all the services in the 9am suite are GDPR-compliant.

Is 9am both for freelancers and companies?

We believe that we can only solve the pain points in collaboration between freelancers and companies, if we provide a tool for both sides. While we are deeply in love with freelancing ourselves, we also really love the companies we work with. So no worries, there is no favorite child.

How does 9am help companies?

It has never been easier to find the right talent at the right time. 9am gives you access to the biggest freelancer databases in Germany. The assessment and selection of the right talent becomes super easy, while all compliance and legal topics are taken care of. 9am helps HR, purchasing and team leads work together to create better and more resilient companies.

Will 9am always be free?

Our 9am suite will always be free for freelancers and companies. We are however adding on services that come with direct costs for each transaction and we will need to introduce costs for these. But don’t worry, everything you see today will stay free!

Is 9am only for companies from Germany?

We are happy to welcome companies from all around the world. In case you are located outside the EU, you will however need to talk to your account manager about some details.

Who is behind 9am?

CodeControl is a Berlin-based remote-first company. We have been working together since 2016, originally focusing on connecting companies and top tech freelancers. We are located all over the world ourselves, and many of us are freelancers. If you want to learn more or want to join us, drop us a line at

What happens in the 9am freelancer community?

The community is a space for you, the freelancers. It is shaped by you, and we're always open for your suggestions. You can connect with others, ask for their help or share some ideas and inspiration. You can also learn about exciting events, online and offline.

More questions?

Get in touch with a 9am account manager.