Feelance.co is an online platform that enables elite independent consultants and smaller consulting firms to get discovered by premier clients across the globe. Freelancers are one of the fastest growing segments in the workforce. Currently 53m or 34% of the American workers are freelancers. The number is going to grow to 50% by 2020. At 15m freelancers in its workforce, India stands second only to the United States. Feelance is a platform form mid-to-high segment of the freelance consultants.
Talking about how different feelance is compared to other freelance platforms online, CEO Harshdeep Rapal says
“Feelance is not only building a platform for independent consultants to connect with clients and search assignments but also a complete ecosystem around the independent consulting practice. As a part of this ecosystem, Feelance recently launched ‘The Feelancer’ world’s first magazine for the freelance workforce where consultants can share their articles, case studies and industry new analysis. Over next six months Feelance has lined up one such major element to be launched every month. Six months from now, Feelance aims to become the default dashboard for consultants where they can search engagements, execute the same with the help of various tools and services and also create and send invoices to the clients and accept payments as well.”
Feelance was conceived in November 2015 and launched in January 2016 and within three months after the launch, on-boarded 10,000 plus senior consultants across 8 countries and 20+ different industry sectors and is on track to cross the 25,000 mark by April end. Till date about 150+ clients have used the platform to find consultants for more that 300+ consulting assignments.
Feelance received funding and strategic backing from Hunt Partners, a leading executive search firm with offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Harshdeep Rapal is a serial entrepreneur and comes with a strong experience in building and scaling up Internet platforms globally. In his last role Harshdeep was leading the expansion of a Rocket Internet venture for all the countries in South East Asia region. Prior to joining Rocket Internet, Harshdeep was the co-founder and CEO at EarthenKraft, an online portal for ethnic wear and handicrafts.
Talking about future plans Harshdeep says
“Currently about 30% of the site traffic comes from the US, about 60% from India and majority of the rest is from South East Asia and Middle East. Feelance is now all set to expand into these geographies. All the new product and services offerings of Feelance will be launched with a global audience in mind. The company aims to expand its presence in 15 countries in next 2 years.”
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