Pike App – Chrome Plugin to allow Private Content Sharing & Comments

by Mike88May 15, 2015

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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.

Startup NamePike
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 MarketAvid 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 NamesAbdul-Rahim Sulemana, Rubin Apore, Loretta Cobbson, Clifford Aberah
What type of funding has the company received?Self Funded
Twitter Handle@pike_app

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Mike NichollsAustralian Inventor + Entrepreneur working with a small team of engineers building prototypes from Inventions including two medical devices.Publishes Startup88.com and has assessed/reviewed +500 inventions and +200 startups in the last 3 years.Mentors Sydney Startups via Incubate and other incubators and helps members of the Australian Startup Community via the Startup88.com website with free publicity and advertising.Experience in numerous industries including Digital Publishing, Cloud Computing, Apps, Hardware, Aviation, Real Estate & Finance and Health/Medical Devices.