On-Demand

  • 7 Startups Vying to Become the Uber of Pot

    … New marijuana laws went into effect in states across the country last week, kicking off another wave of expansion for on-demand delivery startups that cater to users of medicinal and recreational pot. So-called “Uber for pot” startups are in high demand, not just among consumers but investors, as well. Marijuana-focused private equity firms…

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  • Yext Integrates With Uber as Local On-Demand Becomes More Ubiquitous

    … digital marketing, integrating technologies came out on top, as shown below. The pieces to the on-demand integration puzzle are coming together. Like Yext, SIM Partners has integrated Uber’s API with its local site marketing platform to make a connection from a local search more seamless. At least one startup, Circulation, has been founded based…

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  • On-Demand Services and Apps Becoming Inevitable Tools for Reaching Customers

    … It seems these days like every type of product or service is becoming available on-demand through an app — or will be soon. Plenty of companies claim to be the “Uber of” their respective markets, but there is more to making it in this scene than just getting goods to customers fast. An on-demand app can give clientele a sense of surety…

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  • 6 On-Demand Platforms for Pet Care

    … members to meet in person before any dog sitting session. The company runs identity checks on its members, and has both paid and unpaid membership levels. 6. Swifto: GPS-tracked dog walking Currently available in New York City, Swifto is an on-demand dog walking service with a heavy focus on tracking. Pet owners who use Swifto to book private walks can…

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  • Case Study: Coffeehouse Chain Adds Convenience With On-Demand Delivery

    … Merchant: Tom N Toms Location: Worldwide Size: 500+ retail outlets Platforms: RushOrder Bottom Line: Offering on-demand delivery is a way for businesses to increase the convenience factor and satisfy customer demand. When it comes to coffee, Tom N Toms is a global competitor. The multinational coffeehouse chain — dubbed the “Korean Version…

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  • 5 On-Demand Platforms for Lawn Care

    … be the conduit to connect homeowners with landscaping professionals, and they’re using the same on-demand model as startups like Uber, Handy, and Instacart to make it happen. Here are five examples of on-demand lawn care platforms that homeowners can try. 1. GreenPal: Competitive pricing for lawn services. People who use GreenPal can get their lawns cut…

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  • Street Culture: Thirstie Holds Focus on Engagement and Slow Growth

    … in the wine, beer, and spirits industry, which is comprised mainly of independent local stores. Thirstie is disrupting it with a concept driven by a New York City-based staff of 14 full-time employees. Offering the corner liquor store an easy way to deliver locally was the initial disruption, but Thirstie saw an additional opportunity: engaging…

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  • 5 On-Demand Platforms to Connect Busy Parents With Local Services

    … On-demand apps are exploding in usage and popularity, with 86.5 million Americans having used at least one on-demand service, according to a recent survey by TIME and the global strategic firm Burson-Marsteller. Now the industry has uncovered an untapped market — kids, or more specifically, their time-starved parents. A wave of new on-demand…

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  • Moving App Zootly Wants to Make Your Relocation On-Demand

    … Have you ever been in a situation where you need something moved (like, right now), but don’t have a truck or the manpower to get the item from one location to the other? A new company is trying to take some lessons from the rise of Uber to take the challenge out of moving. Launched in 2015, the Zootly on-demand moving app connects anyone who…

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  • 5 On-Demand Apps for Emergency Services

    … of help in urgent situations using the same mobile on-demand technology as ride sharing services and food delivery apps. More than half (53%) of smartphones owners have used their devices in emergency situations. While dialing 911 is the correct response when major emergencies occur, it isn’t always appropriate for lesser events, like flat tires…

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  • 5 Staffing Marketplaces for On-Demand Vendors

    … The on-demand economy relies on a steady stream of self-employed workers who are willing to trade steady paychecks for flexibility and autonomy. But as the number of on-demand platforms—specializing in everything from house cleaning and pet sitting, to liquor delivery and hair styling—increases, it’s becoming more of a challenge for companies…

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