Ed: Its an interesting idea, still in beta, not sure it has a massive competitive advantage and not sure its something that can standalone, wasnt able to get any screen shots of the app in action.
|What problem are you solving?||Sharing and discussing interesting content we find online is a tedious process. A reader online will have to switch from the webpage to an email, come up with comments and email subjects before sending out a link. The discussions if done in the email soon becomes difficult to follow. This is not efficient.|
|What is your solution?||Pike is a Chrome browser extension that makes it easy to share and discuss the interesting things you find online with your friends right there on the webpage privately.Whilst reading anything online, just highlight the interesting portions and mention your friends, they will receive a notification and a conversation ensues.|
|Target Market||Avid online readers who are opinionated. These could be bloggers, students, researchers, content marketers.|
|How will you make money?||Through content recommendation.|
|Tell us about the market & founders, why is this a great opportunity?||23% of internet time is spent on blogs and on social media whilst 26% of internet users share links to articles and news. All founders have a background in software development and entrepreneurship.|
|Founders Names||Abdul-Rahim Sulemana, Rubin Apore, Loretta Cobbson, Clifford Aberah|
|What type of funding has the company received?||Self Funded|