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What is the name of the company and/or product?
Polligo – http://www.polligo.com/
What problem does this solve?
Polligo is a social polling network. There is a lot of information and data on the Internet, but to know what people are thinking, who is agreeing or disagreeing, is what Polligo was made for. I’ve created a easy way for people to create their own poll and to share that with their friends or audience in real time. Polls are not new, but we’re making highly transferable with a central archive in addition to each poll for data mining/research.
What is the full launch/release date planned?
It works as is on Polligo.com, but currently we’re developing the Polligo plugin for the embedding on other sites.
What is the specific technology or combination of technologies is used?
It’s built in PHP
What is the size/scope of your market and how will you scale?
Everyone wants to know what other people think.
What is your revenue model?
I see generating revenue through contextually relevant adverting and also through sentiment analysis.
What is your greatest strength?
I am extremely calculated – my motto is always be calculating (ABC).
What is your biggest weakness?
I am stubborn – once I get into something, I don’t ever stop, which sometimes works against me.
What is one resource you could use that would take this to the next level?
For more people to know about Polligo.
Is there anything else you would like to add?
Asking questions is how we can change the world.