Referral system for domestic gigs. Find a full schedule of work across multiple clients that contribute towards their benefits.
There are more than 5 million people providing at-home services in the gig economy,such as cleaners, caregivers, babysitters and pet sitters they are part of the most vulnerable forces in the US facing 3 barriers, difficulty finding work, unpredictable scheduling on income and lack of benefits.
The so call Gig economy offered great chances of flexibility and new options to generate income but also increased the inequality by reducing the income per hour of the workers and letting them unprotected. We believe Domestic gigs should hold the power to create opportunities for themselves, their families and for others that is why our solution make easy for them to find clients through a referral system network, be booked multiple times and gain access to benefits like health care, dental care among others. Our disruptive business model allow workers to keep 100% of the money they earn and access to benefits.
Where our solution team is headquartered or located:Los Angeles, California, EE. UU.
The dimensions of the Challenge our solution addresses:
What makes our solution innovative:
Vincle allows domestic gigs gain access to benefits and increase their income opportunities.
How technology is integral to our solution:
We foresee a future where our credits system can be based on blockchain as reputation system that stores and validate gigs work records. The benefits for people seeking gigs will be the trustworthiness by ensuring the number of clients, transactions and bookings. The value vincle can creates for gigs in a economy
How our solution team is organized:For-Profit
How many people work on our solution team:3
How many years we have been working on our solution:1-2 years
The skills our solution team has that will enable us to attract the different resources needed to succeed and make an impact:
Pilar Zarate: Social entrepreneur, graduated from MIT entrepreneurship program, World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper, experienced in Marketing and International Business. Jonathan Marcelino: Lead Software Engineer, first generation Mexican- American. Balaji Vivek: MS in Cybersecurity and BS in Computer Science. Hyoung Soo: A
SWS expert and 14- year s experienced in micro-transactions
Our revenue model:
We have two source of revenue, Vincle-credits and monlty fee.
Vincle credits are purchased by clients to award their workers with benefits such as insurance, dental care among others. Vincle-credits can be granted on a monthly basis or per service.
Monthly-fee model: Workers that want to be more visible can pay a monthly fee to publish their Vincles in our directory. Vincle helps them to increase their clientele base.
Why we are applying to Solve:
My passion has taken me to chose a challenge that I believe can reduce the inequality in the actual economy. As a social entrepreneur, solo founder and latina female founder, I believe Solve can provide me with the best quality of advice, support, and network that I need to put this solution in hand of those that are needing it. I'm confident Vincle can create long-term revenue but I wont achieve this alone I need, support, network, resources and visibility
The key barriers for our solution:
1. Fundraising: We seek 200k to accelerate the product test and fit.
2. Network: Hiring the best team requires a great network and alliances
3. Partnerships: our businessmodel is base on benefits. We would like Solve connect us with partnerships that can improve the quality and prices of the benefits that vincle offers to their community.
The types of connections and partnerships we would be most interested in if we became Solvers:
- Pilar Zarate 2224598 Founder, vincle