|Startup Name||Sup app|
|What problem are you solving?||Everyone wants to see their friends more and with Sup you can. No more texting seeing if anyone is around you can look on Sup to see if anyone is in your area and then meet up for a drink. Or if you’re travelling or at an event you can get an alert when someone you know is there.|
|What is your solution?||Sup app is a free mobile app that makes chance encounters and moments with friends happen more often — without the creep factor, as we don’t use maps.Get notified when friends are around you. We’ve all been there when we check our social feeds and see that a friend we haven’t seen in ages was just round the corner; attending the same festival or event. Don’t kick yourself for missing out on the chance to see your friends — with Sup app, you can see your friends more. |
Sup app lets you see your friends more by sending you notifications when friends are nearby. Interact and stay in touch with friends: Send a Sup to a friend to see if they’re free and want to meet up. It can turn a dull day into a good old catch up.
Currently on iPhone (supme.co) download the Sup app today and connect with your friends.
|How will you make money?||Free|
|Tell us about the market & founders, why is this a great opportunity?||Rich is the Co-Founder of hyperlocal app Sup, that helps make serendipitous moments between friends happen more. Rich has led Sup to successfully raised $1.1m from JamJar, Jim Mellon, The Founder of Wahanda, Force Over Mass Capital and others in September 2015.Prior to founding Sup, Rich was the Chief Marketing Officer at GetTaxi, leading their expansion and marketing around the world and raising their $150 Series D round in August 2014. |
Rich also worked at Google as the lead on Chrome marketing, helping make Chrome the UK and worlds number 1 browser. He launched Chromebooks to market and was responsible for Google Doodles from 2012 – 2013.
Outside of work Rich is a keen Kite Surfer and adventurer having been to 59 countries including North Korea and in 2012 finished the Mongol Rally in a Nissan Micra.
|Founders Names||Rich Pleeth|