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Social Radar press logo
Thursday, February, 12th, 2015
Make your business personal for your prospective investors. Research and help each investor see how his or her unique background makes her a good fit for your company. This will not only give prospec... read more
bisnow (almost) never boring press logo
Sunday, January, 25th, 2015
Seems like just yesterday (but it wasn't) that we were mentioning the creation of a new web service the connects people with service providers like plumbers and electricians. Now, TalkLocal is all gro... read more
Tech Cocktail press logo
Wednesday, January, 21st, 2015
Whether you're it's an electrician or an accountant, TalkLocal will connect you over the phone with up to three local providers to help you pin down the right provider for your specific needs.... read more
Fast Company press logo
Friday, January, 16th, 2015
Gaining a new multifaceted perspective when pivoting will reduce the high churn rates plaguing not just the local services industry, but all startups that face this issue during periods of high growth... read more
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Tuesday, January, 13th, 2015
College Park-based TalkLocal, a company that helps users find local services by searching online and communicating through the good ol' telephone, is releasing a mobile app. We know it works, because ... read more
City Biz List press logo
Tuesday, January, 13th, 2015
Launching a mobile app is a logical next step for us. Most of the conversations that happen between our users are via their mobile phones, said TalkLocal Chief of Products Amandeep Bakshi, citing a r... read more
Switch and Shift press logo
Sunday, January, 11th, 2015
Don't take company culture for granted. Company culture is invisible unless faced with change. That people resist such change isn't always a bad thing. Doubling our staff size in 2014 brought a host ... read more
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Friday, January, 9th, 2015
TalkLocal founder Manpreet Singh, at CES with five colleagues, was chosen to speak on building a consumer Internet brand on a startup budget. He tells us it came about after he reconnected with an old... read more
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Sunday, January, 4th, 2015
Still, Singh said the opportunity for international exposure and a chance to meet face-to-face with partners that are typically based on the West Coast outweighed the costs. Plus, he got good deals on... read more
Streetfight Magazine press logo
Friday, December, 19th, 2014
No paradigm shift is smooth and instantaneous. There is always cultural lag and road bumps along the way. I'm just honored to bear witness.... read more
Twilio press logo
Thursday, December, 18th, 2014
A lot of consumers want to talk to vendors before they make a decision of who they work with. There are very few services where you'll be happy with whoever just shows up... read more
Parade press logo
Thursday, December, 4th, 2014
When meeting a high-value contact at an event where he's headlining, "What a pleasant surprise!" is the worst icebreaker. If I had done my research, his presence would not have been surprising. In fa... read more
Smart Blog (on Leadership) press logo
Thursday, November, 13th, 2014
What's been frustrating you lately? Frustration is irritation from an inability to achieve a goal. So, while high engagement leads to tackling big problems and setting big goals, an unfortunate side... read more
Business2Community press logo
Friday, November, 7th, 2014
Consider your target audience. Most videos we see and emulate were found embedded with a startup's funding announcement. This means that investors, not average consumers, are front of mind during vid... read more
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Monday, September, 15th, 2014
If the Yellow Pages weren't already obsolete, companies such as Talklocal are ready to close the book.... read more
Washington Business Journal press logo
Monday, September, 8th, 2014
With talklocal, "we tested it with companies, we tested it with consumers," said Singh. "It speaks to both sides." We can't speak to the fate of the company's orange-spandex wearing mascot, Seva Man.... read more
BostInno press logo
Monday, September, 8th, 2014
With offices in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, talklocal helps consumers searching online find and connect with local businesses in real-time via phone. Rather than force people to flip through t... read more
Tech Cocktail press logo
Monday, September, 8th, 2014
Talklocal takes away the stress and frustration of having to research and contact the right local business. Whether you're looking for a roofer or an attorney, their online search platform will connec... read more
ARLnow press logo
Monday, July, 14th, 2014
Finding a service provider is not efficient at all. But with us, you literally can have three companies that have chosen to work with you, and you can be done with your task in 15 minutes. ... read more
Tech Cocktail press logo
Monday, February, 24th, 2014
"Investors and founders are engaging in a high-risk venture-to doubt is human. But keep the dialogue productive by hinging statements to facts and figures. Compare metrics to the previously defined go... read more
Tech Cocktail press logo
Sunday, June, 9th, 2013
Anyone who walks away from the negotiating table having gained no new knowledge or insight is doomed to face difficulties as they build their business. Every negotiating table serves food for thought.... read more
Digital Journal
Tuesday, May, 28th, 2013
Now, my trainer drags me from my computer and kicks my butt at the gym. I get back to work more focused, energetic and less stressed than before.... read more
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Thursday, May, 16th, 2013
Long hours and focused attention require maximum comfort. And, to make sure everyone’s comfortable being comfortable, we actually discourage guests and job applicants from dressing to impress around... read more
Smart CEO Magazine press logo
Monday, March, 11th, 2013
Set concrete and well-informed funding goals. Funding is a means to an end - growing the business. ... read more
Tech Cocktail press logo
Friday, March, 1st, 2013
Finding local service providers -like dentists, computer repairmen, and movers- should be easy. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country it isn't. Good news- Seva Call is here!... read more
The Scene Bisnow press logo
Friday, March, 1st, 2013
Seva Call won fan favorite startup of the night, Seva Man even came out for the night.... read more
Tech Cocktail press logo
Friday, March, 1st, 2013
Finding local service providers -like dentists, computer repairmen, and movers- should be easy. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country it isn’t. Good news- Seva Call is here!... read more
PR Web press logo
Tuesday, February, 26th, 2013
In Charlotte, residents can find and contact helpful neighboring professionals- like landscapers, exterminators, handymen, and tutors- without getting tangled in the world wide web.... read more
Potomac Tech Wire press logo
Thursday, January, 31st, 2013
The company now operates in more than a dozen cities... read more
PR Web press logo
Wednesday, January, 30th, 2013
Bringing our services to the Big Apple was a top priority of ours because we know how busy New Yorkers are... read more
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Wednesday, January, 30th, 2013
Customers typically invest 30 minutes researching local service providers and calling companies that don’t exist or can’t help. Now, New York City residents will be able to hear from an available ... read more
CityBizList press logo
Wednesday, January, 30th, 2013
Customers typically invest 30 minutes researching local service providers and calling companies that don't exist or can't help. Now, New York City residents will be able to hear from an available serv... read more
Tech Bisnow press logo
Wednesday, January, 30th, 2013
Seva Call's march across the country continues, the company just launched its largest city to date: NYC.... read more
Washington Business Journal press logo
Tuesday, January, 15th, 2013
Seva is aiming to disrupt an old-school model for finding professional services, allowing consumers to article their need and having businesses contact them directly. ... read more
PR Web press logo
Friday, January, 4th, 2013
It's fast, it's easy, and it's about time for consumers to just sit back and relax.... read more
Tech Cocktail press logo
Friday, December, 21st, 2012
Seva Call is taking on the huge and dense New York City next month, and plans to be in 100 cities by the fall.... read more
Tech Bisnow press logo
Wednesday, December, 19th, 2012
Sevacall, including Super Hero Seva Man, has been practicing their Boston accent for the company's launch in the New England city this week... read more
CityBizList press logo
Tuesday, December, 18th, 2012
The service will help cut out the hassle of researching and instantly connect consumers to high quality service professionals... read more
Thrilist Boston press logo
Tuesday, December, 18th, 2012
Seva Call's an online matchmaker that (within minutes) hooks up people in need of services with the qualified fix-it pros who provide them... read more
Washington Post - Capital Business press logo
Monday, December, 10th, 2012
In the office, we like to get cupcakes for the team. It’s something small that most people love to devour.... read more
Wharton Guest Blog press logo
Wednesday, November, 14th, 2012
Wharton network helped me set up meetings with venture capitalists and angel investors. I'm proud to say that my anchor investor is a Wharton graduate.... read more
StartUp America Guest Blog press logo
Monday, November, 12th, 2012
It's such a great feeling to accomplish something you have been working so hard for. There is this pride and joy of building something on your own.... read more
Tech Zulu press logo
Monday, November, 12th, 2012
Being an entrepreneur is about making a commitment no matter how painfully difficult it is to keep it.... read more
PowderKeg press logo
Thursday, October, 18th, 2012
Being an entrepreneur is about making a commitment no matter how painfully difficult it is to keep it.... read more
Fox 19 press logo
Tuesday, October, 16th, 2012
Let Seva Call do the research for you!... read more
PR Web press logo
Tuesday, October, 16th, 2012
Our service helps consumers instantly find the right professional for their service needs so they can get outside and enjoy the last few weeks of tolerable weather... read more
WICU 12 / Erie press logo
Friday, October, 12th, 2012
If you need to clean your gutters or get a tooth pulled, a new Internet-based service can help you out. ... read more
Distilled Intelligence press logo
Thursday, October, 11th, 2012
Our President, Manpreet Singh was a judge at DI 2.0 in DC.... read more
Metro Philadelphia: Home press logo
Tuesday, October, 9th, 2012
Next time the toilet backs up, have the plumber call you.... read more
Smart CEO Magazine press logo
Monday, October, 1st, 2012
We are ready to seize any opportunity... read more
PR Web press logo
Thursday, September, 27th, 2012
Seva Call instantly does the research and makes the calls on behalf of consumers. In an average of 97 seconds, consumers who submit a request on with Seva Call are connected via telephone to a profess... read more
Technically Baltimore press logo
Wednesday, September, 26th, 2012
Singh's team build an algorithm that figures out which business is best suited for a particular user's service request.... read more
Daily Pennsylvanian press logo
Tuesday, September, 25th, 2012
The web service is a more efficient way of connecting customers to local businesses ranging from computer repair to massage therapy.... read more
In The Capital press logo
Friday, September, 21st, 2012
Seva Call works its magic by essentially robodialing every suitable match in the area.... read more
In The Capital press logo
Friday, September, 21st, 2012
Seva Call works its magic by essentially robodialing every suitable match in the area"... read more
Philadelphia Business Journal press logo
Friday, September, 14th, 2012
Seva doesn't have a motto, but if it's looking for one, I'd suggest, "No request is too strange.... read more
Flying Kite Media press logo
Monday, September, 10th, 2012
A free virtual concierge service for people in need of service assistance. It's like the Yellow pages on steroids.... read more
Thrillist press logo
Monday, September, 10th, 2012
Seva Call's sorta like Match.com for un-sexy services, and's super simple to use... read more
Tech Bisnow press logo
Thursday, September, 6th, 2012
President Manpreet Singh says the Philly launch has a special place in his heart since his MBA is from Wharton.... read more
Yahoo News press logo
Friday, August, 31st, 2012
Use the service, which launches in Philadelphia today, to find local businesses that provide a service you need.... read more