Build In Public

July 31, 2022

Closed out our grant funding at Pre18. With this we were able to fund our business and launch our product these last six months.

July 30, 2022

Buzzzy joined Fase1’s talk on Evolving an MVP and prototype to cohort participants.

July 27, 2022

We added six new freelancers, five creative writers and one designer. These are key additions to support our growth.

July 21, 2022

Met with an analyst at IDEA to discuss our application for GAP funding.

July 18, 2022

We attended Black Tech week in Cincinnati. We met great founders, investors and other tech members in the community.

July 14, 2022

We had our first mentor call at Unlock Capital, focused on connecting with another founder.

July 12, 2022

We had our first meeting with a McCarthy venture mentor, focused on growth hacking marketing.

July 11, 2022

We added three new freelancers, two creative writers and one designer.

July 6, 2022

Presented Buzzzy to University of Minnesota interns in collaboration with Zion Leadership group.

July 1, 2022

Hosted an in-person meetup with our freelancers.

June 30, 2022

Presented to Zion Leadership’s Interns, our topics “Building and marketing your portfolio” and “Freelancing as a career option.”

June 27, 2022

Completed our Sales Outreach campaign, we gained 3 leads with over 40 emails sent.

June 22, 2022

Our application at Arch grants was not accepted for the Semi-Finalist round.

June 20, 2022

Upgraded our Webflow account to include the upload tool as we prepare to launch our own request form. Stay tuned!

June 16, 2022

Our interns from Zion Leadership Group first day at Buzzzy.

June 15, 2022

We attended The Future Of Freelance Talent Marketplaces webinar led by some industry leaders.

June 14, 2022

We hosted our monthly Twitter Spaces Event: Working in White spaces. We had great insight from our guest, Breannah Conward-Lewis. Want to listen to it? Click here.

June 10, 2022

We had our quickest request to close, just under one hour! Not too far from our vision to connect in minutes.

June 10, 2022

Sadly, we did not move on to the next interview at Techstars at Roux.

June 8, 2022

First panel with Unlock Capital to prepare for raising capital.

May 30, 2022

Submitted our B Corp B Impact Assessment to be reviewed.

May 27, 2022

Accepted into Unlock Capital’s first cohort! Excited to join other companies to jumpstart an investment readiness plan.

May 24, 2022

We launched our first Sales Outreach campaign, we’ll be testing our email strategy to potential clients.

May 18, 2022

Launched our video testimonial campaign to collect our client’s experiences.

May 17, 2022

We hosted our monthly Twitter Spaces Event: Important of Mental Health. We had great insight from our guest, Dr. Maricel Ocasio-Figueroa, PsyD, ATR-BC Want to listen to it? Click here.

May 11, 2022

Buzzzy joined Fase1’s talk on Business Model Canvas to program’s applicants.

May 9, 2022

We applied to another accelerator program, Techstars at Roux.

May 8, 2022

We launched our past Twitter Spaces on our YouTube Channel. Watch all our past talks here.

May 6, 2022

We interviewed at El Nuevo Día. Check out our feature here.

May 5, 2022

We met with the Zion Leadership group to collaborate with their Internship program.

April 28, 2022

We interviewed at Unlock Capital, an opportunity to connect with resources and investor networks.

April 26, 2022

We’re live! Launched our new product that allows you to view the status of work, communicate directly and submit projects easier.

April 24, 2022

Submitted our applications for three accelerator programs, Invisible Hands, Roux Founders Residency and P18 GenX.

April 19, 2022

Onboarded our freelancers to our product for early access.

April 18, 2022

It’s Financial Literacy month! 💸 Had a session with our freelancers to discuss the important topics in Financial Literacy, such as net worth, debt, assets and compounding interest.

April 16, 2022

Re-designed and structured our onboarding for incoming freelancers.

April 14, 2022

Set up our campaigns to run our first Google Ads.

April 12, 2022

We were featured in The Weekly Journal, check the article here.

April 12, 2022

Wrapped up our Pre18 experience with our exit interview.

April 11, 2022

Launched our subdomain to host our new product.

April 8, 2022

Had our first in-person meetup with our team of freelancers and first clients.

April 8, 2022

Pre18’s DemoDay, watch our pitch presentation here. We also had our first interview right after the presentation.

April 6, 2022

Final rehearsal for our DemoDay Pitch on 4/8 at Parallel’s HQ.

April 1, 2022

Not an April fools joke! Our website crashed for the day and we were able to return the next day. The impact was 27 hours. (Don’t make any releases on a Friday!)

March 28, 2022

Sent out our first weekly update to our core team, opening up to more frequent communication.

March 25, 2022

Met with an analyst at IDEA to discuss our application for GAP funding.

March 18, 2022

Met with a legal team to improve our processes and plan to update our legal language.

March 17, 2022

Received our final funding from the Pre18 accelerator.

March 15, 2022

We hosted our monthly Twitter Spaces Event: How to build relationships in freelance work. We had great insight from our guest, Alberto Orisini.

March 12, 2022

Moved our product to production to begin the QA process for our product launch.

March 10, 2022

Buzzzy is on Auth0! Which will allow users to create accounts on our product, and maintain projects in one place.

March 9, 2022

Met with a product designer mentor and got some insights into our landing pages and request form.

February 27, 2022

We sent our Mid-point report to the Parallel team for feedback.

February 22, 2022

We were approved for AWS Credits to host our platform.

February 21, 2022

We added three new freelancers this month, one content creator, and our first two developers.🎉

February 17, 2022

We re-defined our data and optimized how we make connections across our databases.

February 15, 2022

We hosted our monthly Twitter Spaces Event: Your talent is your business. We had great insight from our speaker, Yiselle Dipini. Want to listen to it? Click here.

February 10, 2022

We optimized our request form to personalize each option selected by our users, and added relevant tags.

February 9, 2022

We brainstormed our outreach plan to focus on start-up communities offering free website audits.

February 8, 2022

Met with Parallel’s marketing mentor for feedback on our marketing initiatives and branding.

February 7, 2022

We added a new designer and tech advisor to our team. We had our first team meeting to plan our next MVP phase.

February 3, 2022

Met with Parallel’s public relations mentor for feedback on PR information.

January 31, 2022

We updated our new vetting process to include automated processes in our challenges, interviews and scheduling.

January 28, 2022

We had our Marketing & Communication meeting with Pre18’s expert team.

January 26, 2022

We had our first KPI and Marketing meeting with Pre18 mentors and peers.

January 24, 2022

We had our Pre18 accelerator orientation and are excited for the next 12 weeks.

January 21, 2022

We added two new freelancers to our core beehive!

January 19, 2022

We had a successful Set Stage pitch at IDEA, and we’re moved to the Go Stage, where we are eligible to apply for Gap funding. ($10K non-equity funding)

January 18, 2022

We had an interview with Newchip Accelerator to learn more about the program.

January 15, 2022

We had our brand sprint to refine our voice and overall brand.

January 12, 2022

We had our first meeting with the Pre18 Accelerator team.

January 11, 2022

We hosted our monthly Twitter Spaces Event: Conquer your projects in 2022. We had great tips from our speaker, Celimar Acevedo. Want to listen to it? Click here.

January 7, 2022

Our founders, Antonio and Nina are now full-time at Buzzzy 🎉

January 4, 2022

We redesigned our home page to make our product available to all. Hire a freelancer in less than 24 hours.

December 20, 2021

Updated our site footer to expand our services and included our updated Terms & Conditions, Acceptance Policy, and Privacy Policy.

December 14, 2021

We hosted our monthly Twitter Spaces Event: Leading as women. We had great discussions and engagement from the community.

December 13, 2021

We received great news! We got into the Pre18 accelerator. Learn more about Pre18 in this Caribbean Business article.

December 8, 2021

We had a white board session with Bob Lentz as a part of our IDEA accelerator progressions. We scheduled our pitch to move on from our Set stage.

December 1, 2021

We made it as one of twenty finalists in Roux Techstars accelerator. While we were not the chosen five, we received great feedback to take with us.

November 23, 2021

Our MVP went live and we held our first Twitter Spaces Audio event!

November 22, 2021

Submitted company updates for final round evaluation for another accelerator. We are still crossing our fingers so we can get in.

November 19, 2021

Onboarded our core team of 7 freelancers to our platform, including writers, editors, content creators and designers.


November 10, 2021

Added WhatsApp Business API to our MVP page.

November 7, 2021

Automated contract creation for clients and our core team of freelancers.

November 5, 2021

Pitched in the Final Stage of one of the accelerator we wanted to get into.

October 28, 2021

We were notified we passed the next round of an accelerator program we pitched in September. Second one this month, we are hoping for the best.

October 24, 2021

One of our talents finished another project and the client has already asked us for a new one.

October 22, 2021

We received an invite for an interview at one of the accelerator programs we pitched in September.

October 18, 2021

Set up our Stripe Connect account to onboard freelancers.

October 13, 2021

Completed our first project with two freelancers that are part of our core beehive!

October 7, 2021

Created Version 1 of our algorithm to set and launch our MVP.

October 4, 2021

Completed our flow to collect reviews and testimonials.

September 26, 2021

Made strides on our algorithm, where based on businesses' needs we'll match them with the right talent. We'll announce our launch date soon (Hint: It's coming very soon!)

September 20, 2021

We were featured on Startup Boston, entering our pitch to College Entreprenurs to watch. Here's a picture of our founders pitching Buzzzy. Yes, we were both nervous and excited.

September 15, 2021

We completed our application for freelancers to join our network and defined our vetting process.

September 3, 2021

We completed our request form experience for businesses to match with talent.

August 16, 2021

Buzzzy Landing 2.0: we launched a second iteration focused on redesigning our brand and landing page. We also built up data capturing sections for freelancers and businesses.  Our goal is to create a network while we build our product for this Fall.

May 10, 2021

Orlando Marty joins Buzzzy as our Product Advisor.

April 21, 2021

Buzzzy moves on to the second of three stages in the IDEA Accelerator.

March 5, 2021

Launched our first iteration, Buzzzy 1.0 of our landing page to organically collect email submissions. Finished with 27 subscribers before our next iteration.