Linkstar, a Karachi-based direct-to-consumer marketplace, raised an undisclosed amount in pre-seed funding from SOSV, Sarmayacar, and K3 Diversity Ventures.
Elevator pitch: Directly sell your time, services, or products without a middleman.
Tell me more: It’s like Linktree on steroids.
With Linktree, you get a landing page, and then you send visitors to different platforms, say to Fiverr, for a logo design service you offer.
With Linkstar, you get a landing page where you can sell your time, services, or products directly – without sending visitors to 3rd party sites.
You should know: Linkstar was founded earlier this year by Aizaz Nayyer, Adeel Abid, and Ali Raza Rizvi.
It claims to have 15,000 users and a valuation of $5 million.
Zoom out: More and more people are discovering how to sell their time, services, and products online.
Linkstar enables them to keep more of what they make.