Welcome to GSVC Matchmaker

This blog has been created by GSVC to facilitate matchmaking among entrepreneurs with business plans and potential entrants. Business students looking for ventures and ventures looking for business school students are encouraged to share opportunities and interests here!

For ventures seeking student talent:

Please send a short description of your venture, including stage, sector, geographic location, specific project you need student help with, and contact information to gsvc [at] haas.berkeley.edu. Please keep your business background and description to 1-2 paragraphs, and your summary of desired talent characteristics to 1 paragraph or several bullets. Please also include your location, contact information, and preferred method of contact.

All of this information will be posted by GSVC as an Entry on this site.

For students seeking a venture:

Please browse the ventures posted here and contact them either by posting a comment to the appropriate venture, or by contacting them directly.

If you have any questions about GSVC's entrant requirements, please consult the GSVC website: www.gsvc.org.

Sunday, October 21, 2007



A web application to share great customer experiences, find recommended service providers, create and manage referral programs, and attract new customers.

Best of all, each successful referral is rewarded by a donation to a non-profit organization.

Pain Points
1) Consumers need trusted recommendations for life's important jobs.

2) Service providers need referrals from satisfied customers to sustainably grow.

3) Individuals need motivation to consistently take the time to make referrals.

The Rephoria Solution
1) Service provider creates a referral program using Rephoria's simple process.

2) Service Providers invite customers and partners to join their Referral Program.

3) Customers and partners use Rephoria to make quick referrals to friends, family, and colleagues.

4) When a referral turns into a customer, the service provider rewards the referrer with a Donation to a non-profit organization of their choice.

Target Markets
Service Providers: Personal, small, and medium sized (1-50 employees) service businesses (i.e real estate agents, financial advisors, health and wellness practitioners).

Individuals: Socially active and upwardly mobile, living in metro regions, ranging from 25-70 years old.

Hasan Luongo
Founder + CEO
Rephoria ~ Where Everyone Wins

p: 707 477 3990
e: hasan@rephoria.com
w: www.rephoria.com

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