Beta Byte is a series underwritten by Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq for that early stage tech found somewhere between idea and traction.
What is the name of the company & product?
What Problem does this solve?
Retail communication — the organization of both electronic and physical receipts in one place. PurchaseBox establishes a unique secure email specifically for all your retail purchases and categorizes the information coming in from retailers to that email, segmenting by purchase, offer, etc.
When is your full launch/release target?
That’s a good question. Our goal is to acquire 5,000 invite only for beta and go from there.
Parag Shah – Partner/CTO
David Espindola – Partner/CEO
Whitney Johnson – Marketing & Communications
Anid Monsur – Head of Technology
Del Brown – iOS Developer
Jeff Dinter – Design
Rick Atherton – Advisor
Sharon Lessard – Advisor
What is the specific technology or combination of technologies is used?
iOS native app + Firebase
What is the size or scope of your market?
Huge. Consumers who shop and are seeking technology to improve that experience.
What is your revenue model?
The app is free, we are exploring engagement models between retailers and their customers.
What is your greatest strength?
The retail to consumer email connection is what differentiates PurchaseBox.
What is your biggest weakness?
We’re early on our featureset.
What is one resource you could use that would take this to the next level?