October 23, 2012 by Terence LEE
It seems that online marketplaces are all the rage in the startup scene these days. Just yesterday, I wrote about ZupaDo, a social network that connects hair stylists to potential customers. Today, I want to tell you about another one: Kezaar, a skills marketplace based in Singapore where learners can find sharers.
Startups like Kezaar all aim to do one thing very well: Make it convenient for anyone with a skill to set up a class, get students online, and collect payment. It’s especially useful for those who want to embark on a freelance teaching career, but don’t know how or aren’t willing to create their own online presence from scratch.
While we can argue that it also serves as a one-stop shop for learners — I’m not too convinced that is as important a value proposition, at least not at the initial stage. Read more