Company loses profit, because can't hire specialists in time.
The results of this problem:
Long period of vacancy closing;
Business can't scale faster
Why do we sure these problems exist?
Had been cooperating with 400+ IT Companies during 2 years
Companies confirmed that they are ready to pay for recruiting period shortening and access to more relevant specialists.
Conducted 25 Customer Development interviews with IT Companies
The companies aren't satisfied with the existing solutions for these problems and are still looking for the new ones.
Conducting negotiation with 8 Early Adopter Companies
Now 8 Companies are ready to start cooperation with us and test the MVP of our Product
We revealed that companies lose 63days in average to close vacancy
For gathering analytics, searching, conducting interviews and waiting for the candidate to start work
Our Value Proposition for companies
You have relevant specialists long before the vacancy is open
Thanks to this you:
Shorten the period of vacancy closing to 20 days
Reduce costs for recruiting by 12 times
Raise the final candidates number by 3 times
Get profit immediately instead of wasting time on sourcing
None of our competitors solves the problem of hiring specialists in time
We have 4 types of competitors and we deeply researched 58 of them on Ukrainian, Israeli, USA and EU markets.
All of our competitors are indirect. They help companies to close ASAP positions. We are the only company which can totally eliminate ASAP positions with Predictable Hiring Approach
Here is all data about types of competitors, problems that they solve and features they have
See Competitors Research
How does our product work?
Company creates its account
Company leaves two types of data on the platform: 1. Detailed information about the company - Company Profile. 2. Data about specialists they hire regularly - Specialists Portraits.
Specialist creates his profile
IT specialist adds data about: 1. Professional background and skills 2. Expectations and ambitions
Algorithm starts working
It generates online pools of relevant specialists for each portrait, analyzing dozens of factors.
Company works with the pool
Company sees all the information about each specialist, their percentage relevance, expectations and can: 1. Start communication with them individually; 2. Grow loyalty of the pool through online mentoring sessions.
Specialists see analytics
Anonymously, they have all analytics about their opportunities in the IT companies. They have detailed, up-to-date information in one place in a few seconds. They no longer see irrelevant options.
Company hires loyal relevant specialists at the right moment.
Pool of future employees + Following + Communication
Online mentoring sessions
Price per year
+Setup Fee - Our Team will support companies to ensure presence of all the required information on a platform and to create profile that will be attractive for specialists. Price - $1500
Testing period in Ukraine
Period;№ of companies on the platform;№ of specialists on the platform;
Now;8 Early Adopters (under negotiation);320 (Base of our clients);
First Year (till May, 2020);63;12300;
Second Year (till May, 2021);219 (from all target markets);42705 (from all target markets);
Total number of companies includes:
Ukrainian IT Companies
Foreign Companies which plan to open Branch / R&D center in Ukraine (we will become the main channel for them to get market analytics and to develop strong Brand Awareness in short terms)
Markets we consider as promising for scaling
In the next 2 years till April, 2021 This is the period we hire Business Development Managers on Markets we target on and start a research
Research starts on March, 2020
Research starts on March, 2020
Research starts on July, 2020
Research starts on September, 2020
German, Israeli and Polish markets are large and still have low competitiveness in the Tech Hiring Sphere. USA market is the most promising and the most competitive for us.
Here you can see the number of companies, their costs on our competitors and total target markets size.
These 4 markets are the first ones we'll start our Deep Business Research for scaling.
Detailed Market Size analytics on Target Markets
Ukrainian IT companies spend $ 50000-175000 per year on recruiting tools and services
In 8 months with Skyworker they can completely abandon these costs
See detailed costs on each competitor type in Ukraine
High Tech, Innovative, ICT companies
Have a growth plan for more than 30 specialists per year
Aspire to establish and implement strategic hiring plans
Aspire to develop their Employer Brand and stand out on the competitive market
How will we attract specialists on our platform?
We've conducted a deep research of B2C market. We revealed common problems of specialists of different professional levels:
Haven't enough time for information searching on different platforms;
Don't know where there are promising offers for them;
Can't assess themselves and keep up with changes in the market requirements
Don't trust companies until they get acquainted with someone from the team
Our Value Proposition for specialists
Know about all job opportunities in IT in a few seconds
Our break-even point comes on September, 2020
in the same month we reach a level of more than $100,000 monthly revenue
We have calculated financial plan for 2 years. Can present it individually.
$ 100 000
For MVP development (from May till October, 2019):
1. Growth of technical team (Back-end, Front-end, QA specialists, PM, BA, designer). 2. Engagement and preparation of Account and Customer Support Managers / BizDev Specialists. 3. Finalization of MVP that allows to start a full-scale sales and marketing strategy.
$ 200 000
Till Break-even point From November 2019 till August 2020 (12 months):
1. Growth of Development / Marketing / BizDev / Support teams 2. Investments in marketing strategy. 3. Customer Development Research on foreign markets and first sales on these markets. 4. Developing of the product second iteration with Predictable Analytics functional.
1. Number of Companies on the platform - 19 2. Number of Specialists on the platform - 3706 3. Revenue - $ 21 000
1. Number of Companies on the platform - 80 2. Number of Specialists on the platform - 3706 3. Revenue - $ 63 000
Our Team Now
CEO & Founder - Lidiya Terpel
CPO - Oleksandra Bernatska
CMO - Olha Kapinos
C-level management have been working together for 2,5 years
Python Developer & Analyst Researcher - 6 months with us
Tech/Team Lead (part time) - 5 months with us
Backend Developer (part time) - 2 months with us
Frontend Developer & Designer - 2 months with us
SEO Manager - 6 months with us
PPC Specialist - 6 months with us
IT Product Development Company
Software Architecture Consultations and Work Force. Total amount of investments in monetary equivalent - $6 000
We have worked on our product for 2 months. What did we achieve?
With 8 Early Adopter Companies that are ready to test the Platform
Beta MVP. User testing begins on May 2
$ 16 000 on development, operations, preparing marketing & sales plan
Board of Consultants
Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors at Ciklum
Chief Digital Officer, VP of Digital Darwinist
Ex COO at SBTech / CEO at Spartos
CEO at Readdle
Co-founder of Kabanchik.ua
Co-Founder & ML Lead at 20 Thousand Leagues
Foundation of offline service company Skyworker that protects interests of IT specialists before IT companies
100IT specialists find their place in IT with Skyworker. Mostly Junior-Middle IT specialists. 150 IT companies we cooperate with.
C-level Managers become the largest part of our clients. 250 IT companies we cooperate with
We achieved a milestone of 88 Middle-Senior IT specialists applied for Skyworker service per week.
Our Private Hackathon where 24 IT specialists developed the prototype of Skyworker IT Product during 43 working hours on one weekend.
Skyworker team of 3 IT specialists and technical partner WeSoftYou developed the Beta MVP.