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Company Name: HiretheWorld or (not Hire the World or Hiretheworld)


Twitter: @hiretheworld, @HTW_Design






25 words: Hiretheworld is an online resource that connects employers with professional designers from around the world, allowing businesses to access top design talent quickly and easily.

50 words: Hiretheworld is an award winning online resource, active in over 130 countries, that connects employers with a network of thousands of professional designers from around the world. HiretheWorld allows businesses to work with many designers simultaneously via a Design Contest or to hire a single designer for project work.

100 words: Currently active in over 130 countires, HiretheWorld is an award winning, online resource that connects employers with a network of thousands of professional designers on a global scale. HiretheWorld has developed an unprecedented range of tools that allow employers to engage with designers from abroad quickly, easily and entirely risk-free. Design Contests allow employers to review work from dozens of designers simultaneously before making a purchasing decision. By capturing regular screenshots of the designer’s work, our Virtual Studio application allows employers to get a real-time view into how a design is progressing allowing businesses abreast of work being conducted.


The Hire-Archy:

Terry BeechTerry Beech, Co-Founder

Terry is a past Action Canada fellow and co-wrote a National Strategy for High Growth Entrepreneurship in Canada. Terry is a Maclean’s top 30 under 30 Canadian leader, the recipient of an SFU Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, and a Volunteer Vancouver award. Terry has lived in Asia and Europe, and was Canada’s youngest ever elected representative at the age of 18. Terry holds an MBA from Oxford University and an Economics and Business Degree from Simon Fraser University. Terry was recently elected as a Member of Parliament and is on leave from HiretheWorld.

Doug BeechDoug Beech, COO

Doug is a Canadian Millennium Laureate and specializes in HR, operations and project management. Doug has lived and traveled abroad extensively and is passionate about increasing access to education, entrepreneurship and competitive sports. Doug is also an outdoor enthusiast and an excellent resource to have in most survival situations. Doug holds a business degree from Vancouver Island University.

Arash AfroozeArash Afrooze, Chief Technology Officer

Arash holds a Bsc in Computer Science from Simon Fraser University and has development, architecture and project management experience. Arash recently won the 2011 FuEL awards as one of Canada’s top future entrepreneurs. He was also the recipient of the Impact Infused award by Deloitte. Arash worked as a developer for the Government of Canada for a short period of time, during which he was the recipient of multiple awards. Arash is passionate about sports, soccer in particular, and plays in the premier devision of Vancouver Metro Soccer League.


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Awards and Accolades: 1st place - New Ventures British Columbia 2010

Media Contact:

Evan Duxbury, Marketing & Community Engagement Officer



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