Here’s how Helpost might get you out of crisis
So finally you have someone to manage your crisis. An online network that aims at connecting people seeking help with those who can provide help,
In a conversation with The Economic Times, Amol Goel, Founder of Helpost elaborated, "You could be looking for a
At its core, Helpost is a powerful idea around niche networking. Goel describes Helpost as "an online pro - social, professional platform based primarily on the power of crowdsourcing and hashtags, according to the ET." The website enables online users around the globe to seek and offer help to others for every possible cause. "If you know the basic rules of using hashtags on the internet, help isn't far away," he told the financial daily.
In months prior to going mainstream, Helpost managed to reach 1-2 lakh people through their help initiatives, all while still working in their pilot phase. They are now present in 35 cities across 17 countries. Through Helpost, we are trying to change the fabric of communication, says Goel who has done a masters from Nottingham Business School and has worked with
Helpost now has a team of about 150 people, with its headquarters in Delhi housing 25. Goel agrees that going forward, monetization is going to be a challenge. "We are conceptualizing Helpost for Business but that is still in very preliminary stages. Our focus right now is to gmore cities and people onto our platform." Once they have numbers, Goel also wants to launch an app, the news report in the ET reads.