We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Justin Hartzman”, Founder and CEO – of the Toronto – Canada based start-up “Needls.”
Below is the interview we conducted with him:
1- What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all about?
Along with my partners Jeremy Poriah and Michael Koral, I’m one of the co-founders of needls.com. I’m also the company’s CEO. What needls does is find and deliver targeted relationship-based sales leads in real time to our users. They choose their target keywords (they can come up with their own or choose from amongst our many suggested keywords) and the needls proprietary algorithm scours Twitter and Facebook and finds them potential new customers. Needls users are notified of these leads in real time (or in daily roundup notifications if they prefer) and can then reach out to close a sale long before anyone else is aware of the prospect. To sum it up, needls monitors social media networks and alerts you instantly when someone is looking for the kind of services or goods you can provide and allows you to easily contact these prospective clients.
2- When has your startup been founded? And what stage is your startup currently at? [Continue reading]