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Pocket Market

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A lot of produce like vegetables and fruits are wasted because farmers can’t get to consumers. In this challenging times there are sectors that still need digital transformation.

How can we adapt and improve the supply chain for food to be accessible to all.

Introducing the POCKET MARKET, an app that fills the demand of a community by supplying their need to get healthy food via drop offs in public spaces.

In the new normal that we are living in, the consumers will wait in line for hours to maintain social distancing in groceries and delivery services will be overwhelmed. Pricey delivery charge will also be a problem because not all consumers can afford it. They would want to spend their money wisely during this time.

Pocket Market can keep up with the demand by supplying fresh produce straight from our partner farmers. It will also decongest groceries and pricey delivery services.


How does it work?

1 Download the Pocket Market app.

2 Sign up and get an account for FREE.

3 Click grocery items to purchase.

4 Notification from consumers will give farmers an idea where to drop off their produce directly to the community with the highest level of demand for their goods.  

5 Partner farmers will locates an open spaces like parking lots, parks or neighborhood courts for the vegetable and fruit drop off.

6 Receive a coupon with the drop off place, date and customized time schedule convenient to the customer. Making sure all customers will observe physical distancing.




HOME PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

Earn extra money by renting out your garage or front yard and be a certified Pocket Market partner.

1 Download the Pocket Market app.

2 Sign up and get an account as a Pocket Market Partner.

3 Upload photos of your property that you want to lease.

4 Pocket Market team will notify you when is the next drop off in your community.

5 Consumers can also see in the map that you are a Pocket Market Partner so they can purchase to you directly. 


BONUS: CSR

Consumers can also adopt a community in need by donating. 

1 Select an area that our team have identified.

2 Purchase any amount of food.

3 Donations will be drop off in the form of FREE vegetables and fruits for the less fortunate in the community.

What is the need are you focusing on?

The need that the campaign is focusing is to get food to the consumers by going to them instead of them going to the groceries risking their health in the crowd. 

It also promotes social distancing and opportunity for people to have a source of income in this challenging times.

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed
  • Sharing a pivot idea your organization is considering or could consider

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

This is the time to adapt and improve the business by shifting it online to offline making fresh produce accessible to all. This will become a digital enabler that will strengthen the food chain, boost consumer engagement, and create a new business model.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Yes

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

The impact of the solution are no food spoilage, promotes social distancing, and additional source of income for Pocket Market Partners. All these while making consumers healthier with fresh produce that they have easy access to.

What is the name of your business or organization?

Twelve

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

Startup ideas company

What is your profession?

Senior creative, ideator, maker

Where are you located (country)?

Philippines

Where are you located (region)?

  • South-eastern Asia

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Creative and tech

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • Less than 1 year old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Business

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Investment
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Private Sector

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • Yes

If Yes to the above, please share 1-2 sentences describing the specific help you desire.

We need fundings to launch this app. It would be great to partner with farmers to join us to have partner producers.

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

Lack of funds and educating stakeholders (farmer) that this is a viable opportunity for them.

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

Most businesses in have no online presence in this digital age that’s why its extra challenging for them to know where the highest demand for their produce.

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?

No

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