CommonGenius launches first-ever expert-powered consulting and mentoring marketplace to let professionals book 1-on-1 video meetings with top consultants, executives, & mentors
Just about four years ago, equity crowdfunding platform Fundable acquired Clarity.fm, a startup founded by Dan Martell that connects entrepreneurs with mentors like Mark Cuban, Brad Feld and Eric Ries over the phone. Clarity.fm provides startup advice to more than 30,000 entrepreneurs and business experts in various categories, which is now part of Startups.co portfolio of companies. Since its acquisition, other startups have been launched to compete with Clarity.fm, including OnFrontiers, which enables anyone to learn fast by consulting with experts on specific topics anywhere in the world.
Beyond startup founders and entrepreneurs, there is still a bigger market out there for other professionals looking for expert advice. Enter CommonGenius, the first expert marketplace that enables professionals to schedule on demand, one-on-one video meetings with the world’s leading consultants, coaches, and executives.
Today, CommonGenius announced the launches first-ever expert-powered consulting and mentoring marketplace to let professionals book 1-on-1 video meetings with top consultants, executives, & mentors. The announcement was made at the SXSW. The platform, which already boasts more than 1,000 experts across a wide variety of industries and verticals, is the main SXSW sponsor for the Mentor Sessions and Discovery Stage keynotes. CommonGenius has partnered with the following experts and companies to showcase the value of mentorship and how having access to world-class leadership enables professionals to accelerate their careers.
Founded by CEO, Amber Hu, CommonGenius is the first expert marketplace that enables professionals to schedule on demand, one-on-one video meetings with the world’s leading consultants, coaches, and executives, empowering customers to make better, faster decisions about their businesses, careers, and ambitions. Our community boasts top experts across 500+ unique specialties, offering them an easy, turn-key solution to earning new income while allowing them to set their own fees, confirm new appointments, and gain access to exclusive benefits and perks.
“The 21st-century knowledge economy needs a better way to connect those seeking knowledge and professional development with the experts who can best help,” said Amber Hu, Founder and CEO of CommonGenius. “We’ve launched CommonGenius as the marketplace to facilitate one-to-one connections of experts and aspiring professionals who want to learn and grow.”
Whether the goal is to advance their career, launch a business, or gain valuable new skills, CommonGenius users seeking professional advice can search by domain, industry, and location, as well as by price and rating, and then book video meetings with recommended experts on-demand.
So, what sets CommonGenius apart from others? Unlike its competitors, its the first of its kind to offer premium one-on-one video meeting marketplace and premium webinars. Its expert community comes with perks, services, events, as well as training and charitable giving opportunities create a meaningful community that experts want to be a part of- it goes beyond just earning extra income. All experts are pre-screened and monitored for quality; all meetings offer the first 15 minutes for free and are satisfaction guaranteed.
CommonGenius is also getting notice from the media. It has already been recognized with several awards, including being selected as one of the top-50 start-ups at Start-Up Grind and was also named one of the top 19 startups to watch in 2019 by Forbes.