Learn what other professionals are up to with the timeline. Like other social networking services, Silo has a timeline feed. This is your daily stop to see what's new, what opportunities are available, and what roles you might be able to fill.
Public and private communities. Silo has a wealth of communities for you to join to connect with like-minded professionals. Some are public, while others are moderated and private.
What is it about?
When you first sign up with Silo, you'll be "vetted." This is to keep the spammers and scammers out, and keep the professionals in. If you register using Facebook or LinkedIn, the registration algorithm will look at your profile, see if you have any contacts already on Silo, and decide whether or not to immediately grant you access to the app.
Why we love it
You could spend hours searching for individual people to add as contacts, but that's both time-consuming and tedious. It's also unnecessary. Silo provides its users with a wealth of communities to join and interact with. There are communities for many major career paths, from app development to marketing to writing and blogging. There's plenty in between, of course. Just tap on the communities button, and browse through the options. Many of the communities are public, meaning anybody on Silo can just join immediately. There are also closed groups, though, which make it easier to keep a community focused on a particular topic. These closed communities will allow you to apply for membership in them. Once you do that, the communities' admins will evaluate your submission and see if you're a good fit. It's just like closed groups on Facebook, and it's another step to making sure your experience is as positive and spam-free as possible. I really appreciate Silo's efforts to keep the "riffraff" out of the site. One of the biggest hurdles with networking through Facebook is separated the valuable connections with the fake accounts and spammers. You don't have to worry about that with Silo. Through this app, you're able to make great connections to others in your industry. By forging these networks, you're increasing your value in the industry. Who knows, you might even land a position at Google or Apple as a result of your networking on Silo.
App Store Description
Based in Silicon Valley, Silo (www.silo.co) is the world's largest online community of startup and tech professionals.
Imagine a Silicon Valley meetup or conference - except it's in your pocket, available whenever and wherever you want it.
Meet peers at AirBnB, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and thousands of other companies.
Watch live webinars to learn from experts, catch up on the news, and meet the people you need to know.
Here’s what you can do in Silo:
* Get insider access to unpublished job opportunities shared by members
* Meet other startup and tech professionals and make new friends
* Join exclusive local, alumni and other professional networks
* Get trusted advice you can count on
* Help others to build your reputation and gain goodwill
* Hire for your team
Want to host your own global meetup group on Silo? you can do that too!
“The ability to reach out to a larger community
that is willing to help gave me access to valuable
people and information I would not be able to get otherwise”
-- Alexander Tsyplikhin, Co-Founder at Data Monsters, Silicon Valley
“Right from the first ask, I realized Silo was comprised of many people who were willing to help each other. Not just 'profiles' or 'connections', but real people eager to help each other and getting the same in return.”
-- Maria Adamian, Founder, Ecamb, Silicon Valley
Silo is a powerful, active, community of incredible tech professionals
committed to helping each other get where we all want to go.
Join Silo today and see what we can accomplish when we help each other!
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