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From: South Africa, Johannesburg
I am currently a co-founder and managing partner at Picadoo and hold a BSc in Chemistry and Physics but transitioned into technology and entrepreneurship. Currently looking into cryptocurrencies, fintech and robotics. I enjoy being in an environment that allows me to express my skills and capabiliti … Read more
I am currently a co-founder and managing partner at Picadoo and hold a BSc in Chemistry and Physics but transitioned into technology and entrepreneurship. Currently looking into cryptocurrencies, Fintech and Robotics. I enjoy being in an environment that allows me to express my skills and capabilities whilst nurturing my talents. I’m an advocate for women empowerment, quality education and the advancement of science & technology. Picadoo is an online marketplace where women between the ages of 18 -45 can discover top professional mobile stylists near them, book an appointment and even purchase their respective hairproducts.
Step Goal 100%
What will be done:We conducted over 1320 customer interviews and user testing of our MVP with our target audience: The three things they wanted most were: • An easy and simple booking process • The ability to know if the hairstyle they are booking suits them • The confidence of knowing that the stylist doing their hair is the best at that style They said that at most times choosing their styles is a guessing game and asking opinions is sometimes impractical as no one can give them the best advice. They stated that when they have chosen their favourite style, finding the right hairpiece and the right price is their next problem. Many people sell hair individually and salons charge huge prices. Our customer’s biggest fears were • Choosing the wrong hairstyle • Buying a low-quality hairpiece • Getting a bad mannered and unskilled stylist The primary use of funds is as follows Product development - 72 % Procurement - 8% Key hires - 20%