We link the confused QUERISTS with appropriate EXPERTS helping individuals to get affordable professionals consultations
Working prototype. Growing number of registered users (QUERISTS and EXPERTS) from all over the world, including USA, Canada, and UK. Updated traction: 2178 QUERISTS and 706 EXPERTS.
- PAM (Potential Available Market of Consultancy Services Worldwide) - $500B - TAM (Total Addressable/ Available Market of Professional Consultancy) - $300B - SAM (Serviceable Available Market of Individual Professional Consultations) - $1B - SOM (Serviceable & Obtainable Market / Share of Market of Individual Professional Consultations via the Online Platform) - $100M - SOM/SAM – Initial Target Market Share of the Service will be about 10% of available market
Problem or Opportunity
Suppose an individual is looking for a solution to a complex question. There are several problems: (1) the ways to find the qualified answer/solution are COMPLICATED, since the answers from the search engines and social networks are shallow and unreliable. The individual needs to find a competent professional able to solve his/her problem, but (2) self search for the appropriate expert-consultant is DIFFICULT, as (3) the competent experts-consultants are NOT COLLECTED in one place. Besides, (4) it is CRUCIAL to ensure the balance between cost and quality of individual professional consultation.
Solution (product or service)
A new online platform YOUQUERIST where people who have questions (QUERISTS) can post their queries/problems and get from appropriate consultants (EXPERTS) the qualified answers/solutions in the form of affordable payable individual professional consultations.
There are many Q&A sites and JOB OFFER services and experts network alternatives for professionals and freelancers with different business models (e.g. Upwork, Quora, Fiverr, TopTal, GLG, LinkedIn, Zintro, Answers, PeoplePerHour, etc.) The Upwork is closest to us.
Advantages or differentiators
As a marketplace for experts we are not going to copy any competitors’ products. Our Unique Value Proposition is to deploy the global web-service which would be designed for general public and operate with QUERIES (questions/problems) of QUERISTS in the way to facilitate getting, by most affordable manner, individual qualified answers/solutions by attracting competent EXPERTs on paid basis. YOUQUERIST=QUORAxUPWORK for paid individual professional consultations.
We seek $100K to bring the project to MVP. The detailed Financial Model for 2021-2025 is readily available (upon request).
We are eager to be recognized as leading FREEMIUM service with regard to individual professional consultations in different fields of expertise. The service will be free-of-charge for all regular registered users. The Business model is based on: (1) semi-annual premium subscription for registered experts, and (2) revenue share as commision for performed deals. Besides, we see potential revenue from placing advertisement at the platform. The detailed projections are available upon request.
Money will be spent on
The attracted investments of $100K are going to be spent on: (1) Marketing & Logistics - $50K, (2) Web-site Design & Software Development - $30K, (3) Legal Support - $18K, and (4) Domain Name & Website Hosting - $2K.
Offer for investor
We are ready to offer to investor 5% share for $100K funding to bring the prototype to MVP. Alternatively, we welcome pre-seed private funding for further development based on favorable bilateral agreements with potential investors/backers.