Doorman

by Tony FreelanceNov 15, 2015

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Startup NameDoorman
What problem are you solving?Nowadays, more and more people are shopping online, particularly people living in urban areas who do not have time or access to large shopping centers. Many urban dwellers also don’t own cars – making it difficult to carry things home from a large shopping trip.

Online shopping makes your life significantly easier saving a ton of time, but getting packages for many people is a big headache: stolen packages, missed delivery stickers or having things shipped to work. Doorman solves all these problems by bringing customers their packages whenever they want in the evening 7 days a week.

What is your solution?Doorman has reimagined package delivery for e-commerce by perfecting the most important moment of shopping: when you actually get your stuff.Schedule home delivery of your online purchases until midnight, 7 days a week, same day or weeks away. We give customers a new shipping address to use whenever they shop online, and once their packages arrive at our depot, customers use the Doorman app to schedule delivery to their front door until midnight, in convenient 1-hour windows, 7 days a week.
Target MarketConsumers
How will you make money?$3.99 per package fee, $19 per month for unlimited pacakge deliveries in 2-hour windows under the Silver plan, $29 per month for unlimited pacakge deliveries & returns in 1-hour windows under the Gold plan
Tell us about the market & founders, why is this a great opportunity?Doorman was founded by Zander Adell and Kapil Israni.Alexander “Zander“ Adell is Co-Founder & CEO of Doorman. He created Doorman in 2013 to reimagine the broken state of last mile package delivery with a new scheduled mobile service, currently operating in San Francisco, Chicago and New York and available for iOS and Android. Before launching Doorman he was a Product Manager at Idle Games and Baboo, and started his career as a Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios. Zander has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an Art degree from Skidmore College.

Kapil Israni is Co-Founder & CTO of Doorman. He is passionate about solving real world problems using technology, design and great user experience. Before launching Doorman he co-founded Loqly (Yelp meets Quora) and worked as a Software Engineer at Banjo. He has also worked at IBM, designing & developing applications for banks and telcos.

Founders NamesChris Gadek
Websitehttp://www.doorman.co
Twitter Handle@Doorman
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Tony Freelance
Tony Freelance
My name is Tony Nguyen - I'm a freelancer, web developer and startups lover!