Your SpringRole Profile


Work

Any claims about a user's work experience are attested by the concerned companies. Details like duration and job title are written directly to the blockchain.

Education

Each educational qualification is verified by the concerned University and attested on the blockchain. Additional information like grades and specialization are optional.

Skills

A User's skill proficiency is crowdsourced by weighted endorsements that are given by people in the User's network and by any reputed online courses or certifications they complete.

We seek to live in a world where the information that we read online is trustable - even if we are unable to personally verify it.

SpringRole is the platform that furthers that vision by focusing on having verified professional profiles online.

What is SpringRole?

how it works



When you sign up on SpringRole, you import or add your profile to the platform. This generally includes your work experience, educational experience and your skill sets. Each of these claims once listed on the platform are verified by the concerned people or organizations.

For work experience and educational qualifications, the universities and companies concerned verify details and attest the claim with the protocol on the blockchain. This is a one time verification and can be used whenever needed.

On SpringRole, your skill reputation is crowdsourced and depends on the people who endorse you on your skill sets. Skill endorsements are weighted according to the skill level of the person endorsing you and endorsements need to be accepted by the sender and the receiver before it counts.

Whenever people in your network earn rewards on SpringRole, you also gain a percentage of it along with the other users and organizations who have attested for that person.

SpringRole Token


SpringRole Token is an ERC-20 compliant token that SpringRole will develop and use. SpringRole Token is the fuel that powers and drives the platform. Each action on the platform is linked to SPRING. SPRING can be gained / used for the following:


  • When anyone in a user's network earns on the platform, the user gets paid a percentage of their earnings in SPRING.
  • Referring a user or a company to the community rewards the users with tokens (referral bonus).
  • SPRING is used while endorsing a user's proficiency in a particular skill set.
  • If a company or an university attests a claim made by the user, they will earn SPRING when the profile of the user is requested for validation.

road map

Q1 2018

Public profile, Attestation framework & Endorsement system.

Q2 2018

Directory listing, Search, Work attestation, Job board & Scoring.

Q3 2018

Freelancer network & Graph search.

Q4 2018

API system & Announcement of further roadmap.

Motivation


10M+ new jobs filled per year.

Average of 3-10 days verification process.

The average cost of a new hire gone wrong is around $240,000.

Time wasted in revalidating claims that were previously verified.


Efficacy of the current interview process is questionable.

Average interview process is 22.9 days, double of the 12.6 days in 2010.

Cost incurred due to a bad hire is around 30% of first-year salary.

As much as 80% of employee attrition is due to bad hiring decisions.

53%

of all job applications contain inaccurate information.

34%

of jobs come from referrals and rely on a candidate's reputation in their network.

SpringRole and the Blockchain

SpringRole Team


Kartik Mandaville

CEO

Senior Technical Advisor at Science-Inc, Handstand, Lenny and Burst.

Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with Masters from the Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science.

Founded AutoBudder in 2010 - reached out to 4 million people at its peak.

A Kairos Global Fellow 2012.

Vinay Agarwal

Head of Engineering

Part of Mammoth Media as Technical lead of Wishbone.

Backend Engineer for startups like Urban Remedy and Elle.

Graduated from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India.

Chief Technical Officer of Let Me Know.

Shivhari Shankar

Product Manager

Product Architect at Guru-G Learning Labs, an ed-tech startup based in Bangalore.

Founded job search aggregator - JobsChacha.com.

Software Engineer at Cisco Systems worked on Video Surviellence.

Under-graduation in Computer Science from MIT, Manipal, India.

Anshaj Goel

Software Developer

Active member and contributor at Stanford Scholar Initiative.

Hands behind SpringRole’s Resume-Parser. Extensively worked on Natural Language Processing using Machine Learning.

Under-graduation in Computer Science from Manipal University, Jaipur, India.

Laksh Goel

Blockchain Developer

Worked as full stack javascript developer at CronJ.

Worked on Wipro's Autonomous Vehicle as an an intern.

Under-graduation in computer Science at MIT, Manipal, India.

Hank Hwang

Software Architect

Masters from Carnegie Mellon and Undergrad from Duke University.

Serves as Senior Software Engineer at Hulu and built key services for the Hulu live product.

Architect of the audience management system for the cloud DVR feature of Hulu live.

Bhargavi Venkatagiri

Recruiter

Worked for Cable & Wireless(Vodafone), Yodlee, BNP Paribas, Ernst & Young, and Wipro clients.

Well versed in Recruitment strategies, Client interactions, Team handling.

Sivananda Reddy

Finance executive

Worked in the areas of Auditing, Taxation, and Accounting across the industries.

Pursing Chartered Accountancy at The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Vijay Kumar

Frontend Developer

Worked as UI/UX Developer at Floret Media Pvt.Ltd

Graduated from SDA Lowry Memorial College, Bengaluru University

Mayank Sehgal

Intern

Pursuing final year computer science at MIT Manipal, interested in data science, visual media, and marketing.

Blogger, musician and YouTuber.

George Mammen Jacob

Intern

ML and crypto enthusiast.

Pursuing final semester computers and communication at MIT, Manipal

Mrinal Mathur

Intern

Well-rounded, data-obsessed developer with experience in AI and Deep Learning.

Pursuing last semester computers and communication at MIT, Manipal.

Aditi Malladi

Intern

Enthusiastic learner in the field of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.

Final semester at Manipal Institute of Technology, pursuing Computers and Communication Engineering.

advisors


Mike Jones Business

Mike is an internet executive, investor and strategic advisor and CEO of Science, Inc. He is Los Angeles’s most active angel investor with more than $2.5B in exits. His exits in 2016 alone included Science portfolio companies HelloSociety (acquired by New York Times), FameBit (acquired by Google) and Dollar Shave Club (acquired by Unilever).

He started his first company in college, and he was previously the CEO of Userplane , Tsavo, PBJ, MySpace, Myspace Japan, and FIM.

 

Swaroop HegdeTech

Swaroop is a serial entrepreneur currently working on a startup in the blockchain space. He also contracts with Evensi, an event discovery platform. Prior to this, Swaroop co-founded an eSports company, Dotaprohub which was acquired by Unikrn.

His company, Atticous, was one of the 10 companies funded by the top B2B accelerator, Tech Wildcatters. He co-founded Racked Hosting, which he ran for over 10 years ago.

 

Rick MariniProduct

Rick is a serial entrepreneur with 20 years of operating and investing experience in the consumer technology space. Rick founded and successfully sold 3 companies (Tickle, BranchOut and Talk.co)

Rick is the Managing Partner of Protocol Ventures. Protocol is the first fund of funds focused on crypto assets. Protocol invests in the top 10 crypto hedge funds to provide investors with diversification across various crypto assets and complimentary fund strategies through a single LP investment.

 

Greg GilmanLegal

Greg Gilman, founder of Science Blockchain. He is also a co-founder and general counsel at Science Inc.

He’s the co-founder and executive chairman of RxVantage. Greg has participated in early round investments in dozens of companies including Maker, Klout, Scopely, Dollar Shave Club, and ZipRecruiter.

Greg formerly served as a professor of law and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Law at Pepperdine University School of Law.

 

Jeremy CaiIndustry

Jeremy is the founder and COO of Fountain, a leading mid-market and enterprise hiring automation platform.

Fountain processes over 5,000,000 applications across more than 50 countries.

Participating in Y-Combinator, Jeremy has gone on to raise over $11MM.

He is also a past recipient of the Thiel Fellowship and an angel investor.

 

Jesse ProudmanTech

Jesse Proudman is launching a crypto currency business in Q1'2018. Prior, he was a Distinguished Engineer at IBM focused on Blockchain technology and Crypto Currencies.

He is a lifelong serial entrepreneur who raised more than $22M for Blue Box before the successful exit to IBM and is an active angel investor having invested in more than 30 startups. Jesse serves as a mentor and board member for the Beurk Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington.

 

Jason MortonResearch

Jason Morton's involvement​ with​ cryptocurrency​ began​ in 2011, and he advises a growing number of companies, decentralized organizations, and investors on the space. Jason worked for Credit Suisse in Mergers and Acquisitions and Technology Investment Banking, seeded hedge funds and managed a $50M endowment. He advises a global compliance management firm serving asset managers in applied mathematics, statistics, quantitative modeling, and regulatory compliance technology. Jason's academic appointments include tenure in Mathematics and Statistics at Pennsylvania State University and visiting scholar appointments in Computer Science at Harvard University and in Mathematics at Stanford University.

 

Alex WatersTechnology

Alex Waters has held roles on the Bitcoin core development open source project and has founded several startups since, including Coin.co, a payments company, Coin Apex, one of the very first digital currency and blockchain research organizations, and most recently Elm Labs, a tech advisory and consultancy to the space.

 

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