I just had a coffee with Mei and Bill, two passionate students who are on fire about their new startup idea. It’s past the “napkin-sketch” stage with a rough minimum viable product and about 100 users.
I thought they had a great insight about an application space others had previously tried to crack. But they needed to convince investors that they are Facebook not .
Mei and Bill are building a better version of an on-demand help service like . And “better” doesn’t do it justice. They have a unique insight about the nature of interactions between customers and service providers I have never heard before. If they are correct, they’ve found a unique combination of customers and value proposition that will make these customers