Your new service offers to connect ex-Google, ex-Facebook, ex-YadaYada with work. It’s all pedigree. Pedigree in my face, on page and in the website title tag.
And... I’m none of those.
So... I personally prefer a world in which I have a chance to be misjudged to a world where I have no chance at all. Maybe it’s just me though...
I think you got the observation right. The solution, no so much so.
Right now we are focusing on a small niche to try and build a sustainable business. Then we'll have the resources and impact to solve the broader problem.
Sure, there's some benefit to solving market inefficiencies and making some money along the way, but don't pretend for a second that this isn't just another recruiting firm using pedigree as a proxy for actual skills.
The posts read like sales pitches for someone solving a problem of making money for themselves by limiting their portfolio to candidates for whom $company had done the hard work of vetting by having previously hired.
Click-bait is a generous summation, I feel.
1. Finding a senior freelancer is hard. I've been unhappy with sites like Toptal and Upwork.
2. Being a senior freelancer is hard. Finding work, getting paid. We offer services for freelancers to take care of that.
Some people find it valuable.