Ideas and Validation March 29, 2020

Would you buy a beer (and other drinks or food) via mobile during a party and just go to bar and receive it? (Instead of going to a queue)

Eduardo Augusto Sousa Soares @eduardosoares

When I go to places I hate waiting in queues and not enjoying the place.

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    Unsure if the problem is big enough. But the true thing is other industry also applied similar methodology i.e. coffee, juice. You may want to give a try @eduardosoares

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      You're right! I just need to now where the problem ir bigger, so maybe my chance of sucess is higher. Any suggestion?

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    I think this is a great idea. I also don't like waiting in long lines at venues. My biggest concern (apart from the fact that I'm not going to restaurants during coronavirus times) is that if I thought the app would take significantly longer than waiting in line, I wouldn't use it.

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      Perfect, I was thinking steps could be: email -> store with geolocation -> product -> credit card -> order done and email sent. What do you think?

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      Also, I would expect it to be free. I don't think I would pay for this.

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        Nice, planning to charge the stores, if they pay 2% to credit cards, maybe I will charge 1%, to sum 3%.

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    That’s a great idea. I wonder if there’s a no code tool that would make this easy?

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      I just made a MVP using typeform! It doesn't have all the features I want, but let's go!

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    I had an idea similar to this a few months ago, which my dev buddy shot down.

    I suggested an app making it possible for any local coffee shop to do the mobile order and pickup like SBucks. I bet you could kill 2 birds with 1 stone. You could essentially make any biz able to do the order/pay/pickup via mobile app.

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      I wonder if you could do image processing to pay by taking a picture of a credit card? Then users wouldn't have to manually enter a card but also users wouldn't need an "account" on the app to use it. That'd be very low barriers to entry. I'm picturing:
      1.) Coffee shop or bar has a unique link on their website to order for pickup.
      2.) Make the order.
      3.) Pay by taking a picture of the credit card.

      If you needed extra verification you could make users show the original credit card to the shop keeper.

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        Fast login and payment, perfect! Got it!

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      Nice idea! I can see we can use it to a diverse variety of stores. Just need to find the best one to start and them move to other to scale. Thanks for the feedback!

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      Nicee! My plans are to charge stores 1% or 2%, the majory time they do not repass to costumers. What do you think?

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