About the Company

Deal Lite was soft relaunched on 20th Jan 2021. We are building “Crunchbase for the UK” or “Light Weight Beauhurst”. We want Deal Lite to be an affordable product for the micro companies and small to medium businesses.

At present, data we present have been manually captured from many sources including our own press release site, UK Tech Investment News.

 

About the Opportunity

As this Opportunity requires multiple disciplines, this task can be undertaken by a group of Volunteers instead of one. You would need to be familiar with Python and other languages. Knowledge of PHP and Javascript an advantage.

 

Acquired Work Experience

You will get an Opportunity to build a product using knowledge you gained by undertaking studies related to data science and software engineering. This Opportunity with Deal Lite will allow you to build experience towards a career as a Data Scientist which is one of the most in-demand fields in Information Technology (IT) right now.

 

Responsibilities

We need to supplement manually captured data by capturing data from Companies House filings. This requires:

– Creating a list of companies to track.
– Writing software to identify latest filings of these companies for specific type of filings.
– Scanning content of these filings to extract data
– Presenting data in a format for software to read
– Recreating the intended outputs (these will be developed during the project).

 

Acquired Skills

Potential skills you might develop as a result of this Opportunity:

– Learn how to make sense of words scanned.
– Learn how to re-create Cap Tables and valuations of companies.
– Learn how to present data in a meaningful manner.

 

Endorsements

Once a satisfactory outcome is delivered, we will:

– Provide a Linkedin testimonial.
– Allow you to add Company Name to your Linkedin Profile.
– Write Linkedin Post thanking you for your contribution.
– Share the same on Twitter.
– Give you free access to the product for 12 months.

 

Disclaimer

This is a voluntary position, i.e. there is no direct financial compensation, promise of future paid work or any taxable benefit in kind.