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

    … to offer same-day or same-hour delivery,” Luedorf says. Still, there can be places where on-demand services may stumble. The logistics of getting goods to there destinations on time might hold some companies back, says Rick Robinson, co-founder and SVP of Urgent.ly, an on-demand roadside assistance service. “When you need an army of people doing…

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  • 6 On-Demand Platforms for Pet Care

    … As young professionals in urban areas spend longer hours at the office, they’re starting to rely more on on-demand platforms to fill-in at home. Already, consumers are using these platforms to carpool, clean their houses, buy their groceries, and even get healthcare. Now they’re using mobile apps to connect with nearby dog walkers who can take…

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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

    … launched the editorial portion.” Southworth said he is witnessing many on-demand companies slowly but surely go out of business, and is more convinced than ever that offering that extra little bit of knowledge to customers is what will inspire them to spend more time with Thirstie, and return to the app on a regular basis. Thirstie employs more…

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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

    … at the scene on how to administer basic medical procedures, and order ambulances if necessary. Call9 is targeting nursing homes, schools, and hotels. The service charges a basic subscription fee for partnering facilities, with additional charges per patient. 2. Urgent.ly: Automatically detecting crashes and other urgent events Stranded motorists can…

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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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