Sunday, December 6, 2015

Down the memory lane - A blog I wrote to introduce a service my friend launched in 2011

I stumbled across my old blog post on introducing a service called Korpool my friend had launched in 2011.  It was a sweet moment for me.

EDIT - The service is no longer available.  It was launched by my friend Siddharth Naik.

"
Korpool is a new service that launched some time ago and was in a stealth mode for some time while we tested it with select people.  Now, we have decided to showcase it to the world.  It's an elegant solution to a problem which many face, but are hesitant to discuss.  

Corporations have internal social networks, which are strictly private to the employees and have a strict code of conduct.  Sometimes freely expressing one's views on such intra-corporation networks costs employees their jobs.  What if the employees of the company wish to freely communicate without worrying about their employers eavesdropping?  One solution is using external social networks, but Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn are too large and too open a networks to be entrusted with such a responsibility. There are just too many unknown and untrustworthy people out there.  There is a need for a solution which is pro-employee.

Korpool is our attempt at solving this problem.  We want employees from different corporations to trust worthily communicate with each other about anything, like buy/sell, befriending people from other corporations whom you can trust on their identity, leveraging referral programs, looking for alternate employment, carpooling for employees from same neighborhood etc., you name it and you can do it on Korpool; it's open communication with real people from corporations similar to yours.  Korpool verifies each member for their identity.  Though Korpool is for now open for employees of select companies, we are fast expanding and adding new features.  Our engineering and marketing team is hard at work for allowing official yet private communication between people of same careers, but different cultures and employers.

We recommend you to give it a try.  Access Korpool and request a sign up.  Please feel free to leave a feedback on facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Thanks,
Korpool team
"

The service is no longer active because it didn't gain any traction.  But it was a great experience.  Felt like sharing it again.  
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