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SMBs still rely on phone based leads, but consumers are online. So talklocal matches consumers to the right top-rated pros by phone- no phone tag or dead-ends.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location College Park, MD, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 7
  • Website --

Company Summary

talklocal is a local services marketplace that connects consumers to the right matching pros by phone in about 90 seconds.
For Businesses, our pay-per-conversation business model allows them to receive free lead previews of actively searching consumers, and only pay a small fee for the qualified consumers they want and speak to.
For consumers: They get real time connections with matching pros- no phone/email tag, wait times, or calling around.


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    Gurpreet Singh

    Founded 4 prior startups, (3 web-based and 1 which is locally owned and operated just like the Seva Call target market business). Gurpreet holds a M.S. in Computer Science with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence & Security from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, an education he brought to bare when he personally coded much of Seva Call’s proprietary algorithm.

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    Manpreet Singh

    Was Employee #1 at startup investment firm, growing its assets to 100x its $20 million dollar initial value and working in trading, marketing, research, investing and operations with a heavy focus on tech investments. Manpreet received his MBA from the Wharton School of Business in Entrepreneurship, Finance and Real Estate. He also holds a B.S. in Finance with a citation in Entrepreneurship from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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    Amandeep Bakshi
    Head of Products

    Trained and managed team members for Gurpreets own “Geeks on Site”, a locally owned and operated computer repair company. Amandeep received his M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park. He extensive experience in software development through C, C++, Java, Python, Perl and has experience developing and testing new packages, including one for the Departme

Previous Investors

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    Badder Alghanim, John Cammack, Kunal Dasgupta, Roger Richter, John Villa,
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    Arjun Dev Arora, David Eisner, Saket Saurabh, Jay Virdy, Alex Edmans, David Eisner,
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    Fortify.VC, Jigar Shah, Paul Silber, David Krauskopf, John Lapides, and more...