With 4 Lac People Reached In 3 Months This Startup Might Be The Answer To LinkedIn In India

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YoungSkilledIndia Professional Network

There was a time when no Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter existed, that was almost a decade back. But now the human race revolves around a stream of status updates, Tweets and wall feeds. We all have seen that the power and potential of Social Media which is exponentially growing in recent years. Fast forward to the future of Social Media, global social media usage will continue on its upward trajectory.

A vision combined with innovation and technical expertise gave birth to YoungSkilledIndia, a Varanasi based startup to solve the billion dollar question that, how can we create Skilled India and create own homegrown answer to LinkedIn . The answer is simple, by connecting student community with working professionals of different skill sets.

The venture was founded by Niraj Srivastava, an IIM alumni and ex-employee at the global brand Nestle & SABMiller in past.

YoungSkilledIndia is a single window professional networking platform with complete eco-system at one place where Professionals, Students and Businesses unveil and explore the potential of networking.

The Idea may change the life of millions of students who belong to tier II and III towns and struggle to connect with working professional from getting real world career advice to job through professional networking. Early stage networking will not only help to get the idea of professional world but it may also help to shape up disciplined professional for the India at the early stage.

The web portal provides a free platform for the Students, Working Professionals & Job Providers to create professional profile and have facilities like LinkedIn to network & share their thoughts through post with professionals of any stream all across India. It has unique features like connecting personally online through Skype , Hangouts & Wiziq platform.

The venture aims to create a single window platform with complete eco-system to shape-up and navigate an individual’s professional life from student to retirement by providing all the facilities at one place.

Once a user signs up on the website, he/she is presented with various features like career counseling, different courses for student, job search for job seekers, stress out to online Shopping with one click.

YoungSkilledIndia’s unique feature enables to improve the productivity of a professional by providing single click option to check all mails, social networks & listen music at one place, minimizing the time to flip so many sites for the same. Along with this, the site can get converted in local Indian languages as per customize need of the user.

Within a short span of only 3 months, with the help of social media, the website has reached to 4 lac people and plans to reach by 30 lac targeted audience by the year end.

We extend our best wishes to the whole team of YoungSkilledIndia and Niraj for their future endeavors.

Engineering student by education and Entrepreneur by choice. Asish is a TCS Best Student Awardee, NDTV featured student entrepreneur and International School of Entrepreneurship Education awardee. He also worked with many startups and big companies for their business development and strategical growth. Asish has been heading The Startup Journal since its inception in 2014.