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Indexed is a mobile directory with the purpose of connecting people professionally. We give creatives and skilled individuals a platform to showcase their skills, and a way to connect and collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of the traditional work force. 

With 15.5 million U.S citizens being self-employed, and a projected 60 million people becoming independent workers by 2020, Indexed is the app of the future.

Bulletins
Bulletins

A bulletin post is an effective way for our users to broadcast their needs and/or services. Let’s say you’re a traveling photographer and you’re in a new area looking for a model or two to work with. Instead of searching for models on Google, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, you can create a post and let the models come to you by directing the post towards them. See, when a user creates a bulletin post, they have the option to select specific targets. When a bulletin is posted with targets, the people in those categories receive notifications directly to their phone, letting them know that someone is in need of their service. This beats the traditional method of going online and searching for opportunities. We bring the opportunities to you. Bulletin posts can either be public, allowing every user to see whats going on, or it can be private, which will only show to those its directed towards.

The Index
The Index

Posting a bulletin isn’t the only option you have with Indexed. On the app, every user is listed and made easily searchable by either their name, profession, or location. Looking for a Graphic Designer in Chicago? Search it. A Vocalist in Tribeca? Search it. A Plumber/Aspiring Actor that can fix your toilet and invite you to his play? Search it. We’re not a platform for “freelancers”. We’re a platform for creatives and skilled individuals, which means we pretty much serve anyone that knows how to do something. We’re the only platform that provides an opportunity for everyone, no matter what field they’re in. You can find almost anyone on Indexed.

Messaging
Messaging

We also provide a way to communicate directly on the platform, making it easier to keep track of special projects/collaborations, or services being offered. With our system, you can send text messages, videos, pictures, and gifs.

 

When you become a user, you start off by setting up your profile. This is where you get to show yourself off. When your profile is viewed by another user, they’ll be able to see your profession(s), location, profile photo, name, bio, personal links to your website or social media accounts, email address, and whatever pictures you have set up(videos coming very soon).

 

 We’re currently a small team of just 4 members. To the left, you have the two founders of Indexed, Khalil Hutchinson (CEO, Lead iOS Engineer) and Brittani Ashley (CMO). Khalil and Brittani attended St. John’s University together. Brittani is a Model/Creative Director that was always looking for new Photographers and Make Up Artists to work with. Khalil knew a lot of students at St. John’s, so Brittani would reach out to him asking for contact information for photographers that she could work with. Khalil’s other friends that were videographers, recording artists, and dancers would reach out to him as well to find new people to work with, and Khalil figured that there had to be a simpler way to go about searching for these people. Using his programming experience, he decided to build an app to service this idea. As the project began to grow, another Developer was needed. Thats when Cortez Black (Lead Web Developer) came in. Since then Cortez has developed the main website for Indexed (whatisindexed.com) and is working on the actual web platform. At first, Indexed was just one of the many projects that Khalil was working on, but as it grew bigger, the team recognized its potential and decided to turn it into a Startup. Needing assistance, Khalil and Brittani brought on a close friend of theirs, Amilya Jeanty (Management Consultant) for her experience to help out with the business side of things.

 

Desktop & Phone Wallpaper Package (Available for Android & Window devices as well)
Desktop & Phone Wallpaper Package (Available for Android & Window devices as well)

      

PopSocket & Phone Case Package (Select one case | Available on Android/Window Devices as well)
PopSocket & Phone Case Package (Select one case | Available on Android/Window Devices as well)

 

Coffee Mug Package (Choose One)
Coffee Mug Package (Choose One)

 

T-Shirt Package (Front & Back | Available in any size)
T-Shirt Package (Front & Back | Available in any size)

 

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Sweater Package (Available in all sizes)

 

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Beta Tester Package (Limited)

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With Kickstarter, we’re able to communicate directly to part of our target audience: creatives. Kickstarter has always been about new ideas and innovation, so this is the perfect place for us. It also benefits our current and future users. More users on the app, leads to more business and collaborations.

 We need the money to help build a web platform, a version for android devices, and to market Indexed. One of our plans is to tour different cities and make appearances at major colleges/universities during the day, and host events that cater towards users, at night. For instance, an art gallery/showcase where artists that are Indexed can come and show off their art work and Indexed poets/rappers/singers/etc. can come and perform to an audience.

Risks and challenges

If any unforeseen issues come up, we will share them with you and figure out solutions quickly. We plan on keeping our backers updated daily to make sure they're always aware of whats going on.

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