- Crowded.com is creating the Marketplace by recruiting Independent Workers at scale and aggregating Gigs from hundreds of On-Demand platforms.
- The on-demand market today has the problem where workers cant find enough consistent gigs and platforms cant find enough consistent workers
- Job matching takes place primarily through the Crowded Mobile App which has deep integration with partner apps
- Excellent highly experienced team that has a history of leading investors to exits in Mobile
- Large market opportunity – over 33% of US workers are freelance
- Nearly $10bn investment in On-demand economy but few platforms have been successful in matching talent supply/demand
- Hundreds of platforms beyond Uber/AirBnB that can become Crowded customers – have already signed up several partnerships
- EIP Advisory Board Position
- Howie Schwartz, CEO – Experienced in Mobile with two previous exits
- Mark Roth, COO – Mobile and Marketing expert with over 25 years experience
- Joe Rubin, CoFounder – FundingPost + ARC and advisor to startups over last 15 years
- Joe Saviano, Board Member – PE/VC Investor with over 20 years at Baker, Dot and Apollo
- Team has excellent experience generating press mentions as a source of marketing and customer acquisition
- Featured in publications such as IBM’s newsletter, Mobile Marketer, Recruiter.com, and Huffington Post
- The management team are considered domain experts and are often interviewed in the media
DECEMBER 2015 / Crowded.com Gearing Up to Grow the On-Demand Economy
DECEMBER 2015 / Crowded.com Leads On-Demand Worker Conversation between Platforms, Independent Workers and Venture Capital Community
OCTOBER 2015 / Crowded.com Releases New Study Revealing Insight Into Job Behavior Among On-Demand Workers
CROWDED.COM IS CREATING THE MARKETPLACE BY RECRUITING INDEPENDENT WORKERS AT SCALE AND AGGREGATING GIGS FROM HUNDREDS OF ON-DEMAND PLATFORMS.
40% of Americans will be Independent Workers by 2020* led by Millennials and their mobile devices.
THE PROBLEM IS...
Workers can’t find enough consistent Gigs.
Platforms can’t find enough consistent Workers.
LARGE MARKET OPPORTUNITY
- 53 Million Americans Now Freelance – that’s 34% of U.S. Workers.
- On-demand labor (USA) will grow from 3.2 million now to 7.6 million in a 5-years
- Investors poured $9.4B into the On Demand Economy since 2010 and the number of investors increased 14x.
THE CROWDED.COM MARKETPLACE IS THE SOLUTION.
THE MAIN FORM OF ENGAGEMENT IS THROUGH A MOBILE APP.
- Native Apps (iOS and Android), Web based and Wearables (Apple Watch)
- Location aware. Interactive map with aggregated Gigs
- "List View” with detailed gig and platform information
- Deep integration with On-Demand partner Apps
- Proprietary “Skill-Based Gamification Engine”
- “Tinder Like” - users “Swipe’’ to express preferences & skills
- Simple to use and tailored towards Millennials
- Replaces the need for long, boring questionnaires
- Drives “Gig-Recommendation Engine”
- Gamification will increase repeat usage and facilitate building detailed worker profiles