Gone are the days when many tedious business decisions were restricted to office spaces. New startups in important – but traditionally boring industries, are quickly disrupting the degree to which consumers can participate in the decision making process. This new wave of “unicorns” is paving the way individuals, all the way to firm executives, can make better, more cost-efficient decisions.
Here are 5 great examples of London startups which are turning boring industries on their heads. Btw. some of them are also now hiring through www.kandidate.com
Stuart is the new and exciting urban logistics app which connects people and businesses with their local couriers. Allowing absolutely anyone to deliver anytime at any time, Stuart is poised to transform the on-demand delivery sector through its simpler, quicker and drastically cheaper model. The venture aims to become the market leader in every major world city.
AdBrain allows companies to harness the power of enterprise data. By allowing firms to unlock this incredibly valuable (and often extremely costly!) resource, better and more intelligent business insights can be made. This venture is thinking big and is aiming to become a major source of positive disruption within the technological ecosystem.
BlaBlaCar is a transportation marketplace which connects drivers with empty seats to passengers needing a ride. Each day, this venture aims to make traveling more social and cost-efficient. And these members have spoken– to the tune of over 10 million who have used the platform! BlaBlaCar prides itself especially on quality customer service, an exciting web and mobile interface as well as a constantly growing community.
The motto of GoCardless is straightforward: ‘Recurring payments made simple’. Living this motto, GoCardless unifies the world’s Direct Debit networks, simplifying them and opening up access to everyone. Since its 2011 start, it has processed more than a billion dollars for over 12,000 businesses across the UK and Europe. Impressive, no?
MarketInvoice is designed for savvy but cash-strapped businesses. Active since 2011, this platform gives members access to funds based on outstanding invoices that can often be otherwise tied up for up to 4 months. The lending process is beyond simple: business sign up, sell an invoice and can draw funds that exact day. With over £500 million having been funded so far, this venture is poised for stardom.
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