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  1. 1. A presentation by Troy Erstling for an emerging market startup or social enterprise
  2. 2. International Studies from the University of Arizona, Tucson. Awarded the IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise Studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. NEN Zoom Ekho Water From Manalapan, NJ Taught English in Seoul, South Korea My Story
  3. 3. My Story BrainGain is an employment marketplace that connects young professionals with startups and social enterprises in emerging economies. BrainGaintakescareoftheemployee’svisaprocesses, housing, medical insurance, and cultural acclimation so that you don’t have to.
  4. 4. Pain Points Startups in Emerging Economies Marketing Digital marketing and content writing. Strong written and spoken English communication skills. Technology Engineers, Front & Back End Web Dev., Data Scientists Design UX/UI, Graphic Design, Web Design Behind funding, the biggest complaint for startups in emerging economies is hiring and retaining talent. Specifically, there are three talent deficiencies that startups experience while hiring:
  5. 5. http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2013/05/28/half-of-college-grads-are-working-jobs-thatdont-require-a-degree/ Underemployment Underemployment in the US, Canada, and many European countries is a consistent problem for recent graduates. Many university graduates end up working at restaurants, coffee shops, and other low-skill positions. Limited Opportunities Abroad Continually more young professionals are looking for employment opportunities abroad. However, if you currently want to work abroad there are two options: Teach English or Volunteer. Pain Points Young Professionals from US/Canada/EU
  6. 6. Solutions for Young Professionals Discovery We discover the best startups to work for. Early stage startups that have been funded and can provide the opportunity and responsibility that young professionals are looking for. We provide meaningful work experiences abroad. Placement We find the best fit for the job seeker and his or her professional needs. We believe that the right chemistry between employer and employee is what creates a lasting, productive experience. We take pride in our matchmaking process. Support Moving to a new country is never easy. That’s why we handle their visa, housing, medical insurance, and general acclimation to a new country. We are here to help the employee throughout their period of transition.
  7. 7. Positions We Fill Marketing Design Technology Community Managers Content, Copywriting, and Blogging Digital Marketing Biz Dev Associates Front & Back-End Web Development Data Scientists Product Managers UX/UI Graphic Designers Web Design Please note that all salaries are paid at the industry standard of the country the employee is working in.
  8. 8. Social Enterprises We Work With Babajob.com is a web and mobile start-up dedicated to bringing better job opportunities to the informal job sector (delivery boys, office helpers, drivers, cooks, maids, security guards etc.) by appropriately connecting the right employers and job seekers via the web, mobile apps, SMS, the mobile web and voice services. Currently Hiring: Marketing, Design, Tech
  9. 9. Social Enterprises We Work With Ashoka is the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with nearly 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries. Ashoka has provides start- up financing, professional support services, and connections to a global network across the business and social sectors, and a platform for people dedicated to changing the world. Currently Hiring: Social Entrepreneurs or the Entrepreneurially Minded
  10. 10. Social Enterprises We Work With Priceline meets Uber of Groceries. Stealth startup raised $1m coming out of Stanford Peace Innovation Lab. Creating an industry disrupting marketplace for fruit  & vegetables. All angel investors pioneering CXOs/creating multi- billion dollar companies with strong value systems. Strategic investor $4B+ agri company. Focus market  is North America, followed by India, Africa & Europe. Currently Hiring: Data Scientists, Engineers, Algorithms
  11. 11. Explara is an event platform that makes events simple to organize and delightful to participate in. To date they get PositionsAvailable:SalesandMarketing,BizDev,CommunityManagement, Digital Advertising Startups We Work With
  12. 12. Haggle allows you to bargain for the right price based on your past purchasing habits. It takes the data of your past spending patterns and then gives you scores based on four sets of criteria; history, loyalty, influence, and bankroll. You can then use these scores to “haggle”. Currently Hiring: Community Manager, Bizdev, Engineer, Computer Science Beaglesloft is a co-working space for entrepreneurs, designers, techies, and creatives all alike. By day it acts as the HQ for Haggle and is a co-working space, by night it hosts live music, design days, talks by entrepreneurs, and more. Startups We Work With
  13. 13. Startups We Work With At Hotelogix, we help both the old & the emerging Hotel businesses to climb onto our platform, which lets them match the versatility and dynamism of the larger, more resourceful Hospitality businesses. We do this by creating great technology and by making it accessible to people that previously wouldn’t be able to afford it. Currently Hiring: Inside Sales and BizDev, Design
  14. 14. Why Bangalore? http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/20/startup-genome-ranks-the-worlds-top-startup-ecosystems-silicon-valley-tel-aviv-l-a-lead-the-way/ http://qz.com/216560/the-most-attractive-cities-worldwide-for-new-graduates/ Bangalore is known as the “Silicon Valley of India” due to its burgeoning startup ecosystem. It is one of the top 20 entrepreneurial ecosystems in the world , and, behind San Francisco, has been one of the most attractive cities worldwide for recent graduates . Bangalore is the place to be for startups and entrepreneurship in India, so the question is… What are you waiting for?
  15. 15. Troy Erstling /Founder and CEO +91 8197953465 Troy@braingain.co Looking for a job abroad ? Thank You !

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