Talentize: Empowering talent.


Empowering talent.

The world is quickly going mobile, so are we!

Currently over 42% of our current users use a mobile device to access our website. Our team is committed to building our platform using Mobile-First Responsive Design taking full advantage of HTML5.

Explore Talentize Now


After graduating from Tech Wildcatters we have been busy executing our vision. We are committed to improving our platform so we can better serve our talent such as models, athletes, actors, musicians and industry professionals. Take a sneak peek  below for a preview of our next Version 2.0

Progress & Updates

  • We have grown users exponentially month over month, thousands currently registered
  • We continue to experience over 30% conversions in our targeted marketing efforts
  • Over the last 3 months, we have acquired approximately 20 paid clients and currently generating revenue mostly from search fees
  • Expanded the amount of data we collect from talent, making our database more valuable for industry professionals
  • Successfully developed and tested our “Talent Score” algorithm and will be implemented in our next roll-out (Version 2.0)
  • We have been contacted by large Ad Agencies with Fortune 100/500 client rosters, currently discussing opportunities
  • On a weekly basis, we continue to improve our platform and focus on product development enhancements
  • Our team continues to grow with very talented people that are committed to the vision
  • Recently we have gained interest from an investor and currently discussing opportunities
  • Our new office space is located in North Dallas (Fort Work Co-Working Space), come visit us! MAP
  • We have made our Executive Summary available online at www.talentize.net

Team Highlights

  • Our Core Team consist of 4 Rock Stars!  Paul Dragoonis: Web Architect, Rodrigo Palma: UX/Branding, Pablo Trinidad: Digital Marketing, Regis Mejia: Chief Evangelist
  • We have hired a Marketing Specialist: Carolina Ceballos (MBA, MFA, BSc)
  • Rodrigo has done an excellent job in spearheading our new UX and design (See Version 2.0 above)
  • Paul is working hard to architect our platform for future growth and scalability, and he’s constantly fixing bugs/glitches behind the scenes for improved user experience
  • Pablo is working on all aspects of Digital Marketing including our strategy around Social Media, SEO/SEM, Ad Words, Link Building, PR Releases, etc
  • Regis continues to oversee the day to day operations. He’s recently been recognized as an upcoming Technology Influencer by Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau and he will be featured in an upcoming campaign called  “BIG Influence Campaign”

What We Are Working On

  • We are currently concepting a video commercial (currently in draft mode):SEE VIDEO 
  • Expanding database functions and features for business professionals, giving them the ability to do more advanced searches
  • We will be adding more “social functions” in the future such as forums, chats and inbox messaging within the platform.
  • We will start to add more applications to profiles giving users “free services” that eventually will become “Premium” features. (monetization strategy)
  • After deployment of 2.0, we will immediately begin enhancing our platform with Version 2.1 that will include enhanced features for both Talent & Professionals
  • In January of 2014, we will be more active in raising capital with local and investors on West/East Coast
  • We will be updating our Angel List profile and actively marketing our start-up more aggressively in 2014
  • In February of 2014, we will be having a Talentize launch party for all our supporters/partners in the Dallas Community
  • We will be ramping up all our marketing efforts, including being more active across all Social Media networks
  • We are actively seeking to connect with celebrities for both endorsements and investment opportunities

How You Can Help

Please REPLY to this email if you can help with the following:

  1. We would appreciate your ENDORSEMENT which we will use in the future on our website
  2. We would appreciate introductions to potential Advisors, Partners or Investors
  3. Please give us feedback, we like to receive positive review & constructive criticism
  4. Currently looking to connect with celebrities for possible endorsements or investment opportunities
  5. We are seeking SPONSORS for our launch party, if you have an ideas please contact us
  6. Seeking to hire a Social Media Intern, see job description and contact us with any leads

Mobile-Web Preview

Team loves the whiteboard, always working hard!

Behind the scenes of client video shoot

Behind the scenes of Talentize Commercial

Gaining User Insights (Mini-Focus Group)




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