Startup Showcase: Taskbulls, Referclick Inc and Caricme

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TaskBulls is an online service marketplace, based out of and currently operational only in Mumbai, with a vision to become the one stop platform for all service requirements. Its services includes shopping help, shifting help, pick up & delivery, courier & postal service, bill payments and so on.

Users have the facility to request and customize a service, choose a time for its delivery and make payment through various options such as Cash On Delivery, Debit Card, Credit card and Net Banking.

Currently self-funded, it is trying to structure the unorganized household service industry, that includes services performed by Carpenter, Plumber, Electrician, Painter, House Cleaning etc.

Referclick Inc.

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ReferClick was created to disrupt the traditional employee referral industry, and to engage Alumni, Customers, Vendors, Independent recruiters and Senior Industry Professionals. New York-based firm, is trying to solve Recruitment Problems of the Fortune 1000.

For hiring a professional, ReferClick includes 3 steps:

1. Post a Job: Post a job and put various referral sources at ReferClick to work to find you a new candidate.

2. Set a finder fees /Referral amount: Setup finder fees you want to pay, that is 5 percent to 25 percent the gross salary. You can also select a fixed amount. Minimum finder fees is USD 1250.

3. Interview and hire the right Candidates: Interview the candidates referred by selected sources and hire the suitable for your job. The comapny allow a maximum of 2 candidates by anyone to maintain the quality of candidates.

Caricme

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A start-up founded in 2012, Bangalore-headquartered Caricme offers users to send out personalised gifts. It differentiates from other gifting portal in the manner that it lets users convert pictures to caricatures, that can be put on objects to be used as table-top showpieces, clocks, kitchen tiles, plaques, mementos, T-shirts etc.

The firm provides gifts for Birthday, Anniversary, Wedding and Farewell and according to the interests, budget, location, age, occasion etc of the recipient.

When asked what problems they are trying to solve, the team told iamWire “One is the problem of gifter/ Buyer who is always grappling with the issue of finding the perfect gift according to the interests, budget, location, age, occasion etc of the recipient. Second is the problem at the recipient end, who is generally unhappy with the gift received either because he/she already have it or because it’s of no use. These two problems have made the exchange of gifts a very formal and uninteresting exercise, both for the sender and recipient. Caricme combines its clients’ desires for a thoughtful, personal gesture with all the best-loved nuances of conventional gift-giving.”

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