- Revolutionizing Job Hunting: How WeApply Puts You Ahead of the Pack
Revolutionizing Job Hunting: How WeApply Puts You Ahead of the Pack
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If you've been job hunting recently, you've likely experienced the soul crushing challenge of navigating numerous job application platforms, often competing with hundreds of other applicants for a single position. WeApply’s data-driven, user-centric approach is seeking to change that. 😓💼🔍
WeApply, an LA-based job application automation platform, has quickly established itself in the market since its launch in January 2023. With over 200 paying customers each month and achieving profitability within eight months, the company's success can be attributed to CEO David Saxa's strategic emphasis on marketing, rigorous quality control measures, and a user-centric approach that prioritizes job seekers' needs. Unlike a "shotgun" approach that indiscriminately sends out numerous applications, WeApply uses a combination of human data specialists and AI technology to carefully filter and submit applications to positions that are deemed to be good fits for the user. This approach increases the likelihood of positive responses from employers, as it ensures that applicants are genuinely qualified for the roles they apply to.
WeApply caters to a diverse clientele, with around half of its users currently employed, often holding senior or director-level positions, and seeking new opportunities. The platform's algorithm-driven approach streamlines the application process, though some industry experts suggest that higher-level professionals may prefer more control over their job submissions. Looking ahead, the company aspires to serve thousands of paying users monthly by the end of the next year, offering three application packages priced between $115 and $249. What sets WeApply apart is its commitment to relevance over quantity, distinguishing it from competitors in the job application automation market.🔍🎯💰
🎉 Referral Contest Update 🎉
Competition Status: Ben Goldstein, CEO of PageSake has won a coffee and conversation with Zillow, Pacaso, and dot.LA co-founder Spencer Rascoff! Stay tuned for updates from their power-packed meeting! ☕🚀
🤝 Venture Deals
LighthouseAI, a maker of pharma supply chain tools, raised a $4.6M Seed Round co-led by Healthy Ventures and BluePointe Ventures and joined by Eileses Capital, Bertelsmann Next and the Legal Tech Fund. - learn more
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✨Featured Event (11/9)✨
RECURRING REVENUE CONFERENCE on November 9th in Culver City
Southern California's premier SaaS and Subscription conference, this one-day event draws 600+ top founders, executives, investors, and Cloud experts. Experience a dynamic program with 20+ sessions, including leading industry speakers, fireside chats, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions. This year's insights span AI, metrics that matter, scaling strategies, making a pivot, the changing role of the CFO, what investors are looking for, and more. Keynotes include ChowNow and HackerOne CEOs. Attendees will enjoy plenty of networking time during breakfast, lunch, coffee cart breaks, and cocktails on the patio. Join us on November 9th at the Culver City Hilton to learn from industry leaders.
Learn more and register using DOTLA229 for a discounted ticket rate of $229 (regularly $399): bit.ly/3EitWB5
Early-stage founders get a discounted ticket rate ($59). Apply here today!
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📅 LA Tech Calendar
Wednesday, November 8th
Startup Cafe - Join entrepreneurs, tech professionals and enthusiasts at The KINN, a membership network, accelerator and collaborative workspace for conscious entrepreneurs. Meet and connect with like-minded people, industry professionals and investors, while enjoying a nice cup of coffee.
Pitch Purpose - Join Wednesday night in Venice for an evening of investor perspectives and founder pitches.
FROM SOUND TO SENSATION: How to go public with campus startups - Join CSUN Entrepreneurs and EDGE Sound Research for an insightful discussion on the startup journey from campus to recognition! We'll delve into technical topics, ongoing projects, and offer an open Q&A forum.
Thursday, November 9th
Saturday, November 11th
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