The Opportunity

Location based services are a huge opportunity for startups. The market is expected to quadruple in the next four years, and we’re already seeing billion dollar acquisitions from the likes of Google and Apple. However, so far there have mostly been simple mobile apps telling people where there friends are, but the opportunity goes way beyond that!hat the fastest growing transportation startups apps are Uber, Lyft or Postmates.

There are huge opportunities in indoor technologies, tracking, navigation solutions, safety, security, local business search, payments and more. A range of indoor technologies is now being deployed, including, iBeacons, sensors, magnetic fields and others, representing the next big shift in computing. Take advantage of this huge opportunity and build the next state of the art location technology!

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Challenges

Technology

More than any other market, to succeed in LBS, you’ll need a superior technology that among others delivers accuracy and energy efficient performance that beats whatever is available on the market now.

Monetization

Finding and validating the right business model should be at the core of the product strategy right from the beginning. Historically, it’s an area many location startups struggled with. And while traditional models like data or personalized marketing work well, there many more options to consider.

Capital

Even though the market is clearly hot, pitching investors isn’t just about showing the mass appeal of your product. With LBS apps, most of them look for technical superiority and a clear business strategy in the first place.

How to take advantage

Market size, growth and the right timing are the key elements that make it possible for innovative startups to succeed.

and rapidly.

However, without a superior design and technology all of these elements are irrelevant, as fast-growing markets require a product that’s simply 10 times better than any other competitive solution.

“There’s not much humility in their vision: they say openly they want to do what Henry Ford did to cars, or what Rockefeller did for oil.

They want Appster to be the ideas development hub of the world.”

Only the best engineers: “Applying for a job at app-building company Appster, seems a little like applying for a high-security-clearance government job.”

Their audacious vision is to help transform the most innovative and challenging ideas into reality, by becoming the leading technical co-founder for entrepreneurs.

Appster has [over] 110 employees, and they are adding 50 to 60 employees this quarter. With an office in San Francisco, and they have a team of executives and board members that includes the former chief financial officer of PayPal, David Jaques.

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Next we’ll discuss your idea and inform you more about our process so we can see if we’re a good fit for each other.
Then we’ll determine the best way to prep your idea for Development, review Commercial and Technical risk and build the right Product Strategy to go to market.
Now it’s time for development! The best development process in the industry for Technology Entrepreneurs & Challenger Brands.
After we’ve gone live, we can have a Support & Maintenance relationship in place for ongoing work.
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We start by making sure your Intellectual Property is always safe and secure — it’s our top priority and every project starts with an NDA.
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Next we’ll discuss your idea and inform you more about our process so we can see if we’re a good fit for each other.
Rapid Concept WorkshopTM
Then we’ll determine the best way to prep your idea for Development, review Commercial and Technical risk and build the right Product Strategy to go to market.
Rapid AgileTM
Now it’s time for development! The best development process in the industry for Technology Entrepreneurs & Challenger Brands.
Support & Maintenance
After we’ve gone live, we can have a Support & Maintenance relationship in place for ongoing work.
Growth Hacking
Finally you'll get work with one of our Growth Teams to scale and optimize your product.
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