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

    … Yext Integrates With Uber as Local On-Demand Becomes More Ubiquitous September 29, 2016 by David Card Leave a Comment Filed Under: News This morning Yext announced a new integration that enables businesses to offer an Uber booking button on their sites and apps, as well as be featured on in-app promotions on the Uber app while en route. Yext…

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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

    …, and testing before joining the service. Users pay for the service through the mobile app. 2. Urban Leash: Last-minute pet care For pet owners living in Chicago, Urban Leash is a company that uses mobile technology to help people find dog walkers and cat sitters at a moment’s notice. Anyone who has downloaded the Urban Leash mobile app can request…

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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

    … The type of busy professional who outsources his grocery shopping, house cleaning, and carpooling duties doesn’t want to spend his weekends doing yard work. But with a highly fragmented market that relies heavily on neighbors telling neighbors whom they use, it’s not always easy for young homeowners to evaluate, compare, and ultimately hire lawn…

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

    … Street Culture is a feature where we take a closer look at the office culture and people at some of the most dynamic startups in the hyperlocal industry. Company founders repeat this all the time: to make your startup idea work, find a gap in an industry and aim to disrupt it. Co-founders of the alcohol delivery startup Thirstie saw a gap…

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

    … solutions abound, and startups are using everything from background checks to crowd sourced reviews to help parents feel more comfortable using their services. Here are six examples of on-demand platforms aimed at parents and their children. 1. Zum: Individual rides, carpooling, and last-minute childcare Zum is an on-demand ride service…

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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

    … and a special code isn’t entered, then LifeLife will alert the authorities. It also emits a loud sound while authorities are en-route. LifeLine uses GPS coordinates to help emergency responders pinpoint its users’ exact locations. The app costs $4.99. 5. HONK: Assistance for stranded motorists Roadside breakdowns can feel like emergencies, depending…

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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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