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OpenIDEO commented on Shampoo in a box

Yes, you can! Just make sure you access your idea via the link to the idea in the refinement phase -


OpenIDEO commented on Shampoo in a box

Hi Vivek!

Welcome to the refinement phase!

How would you get different brands to collaborate for this solution?

With this solution, could users bring their own containers or other people copy the container. How would you differentiate yourself? Would this be through the delivery model?

How would you account for high volume periods at refill station? How could you address this?

What is the main assumption/key question that you have about your solution? I look forward to seeing an early stage prototype with some user feedback.

There are two ideas from previous challenges that might be a source of inspiration:

Friendly ATM - - a top idea from our financial longevity challenge has a great example of rapid, low budget prototyping and gathering feedback from customers. The use of video to demonstrate the prototyping/testing session is really good.

Replate (a nonprofit tech company that matches high quality surplus meals with communities in need) - - was a top idea in our food waste challenge. It has a nice video to show the journey of the food - and -

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me by tagging me here (@ followed by my name) or send me an email -

I just want to remind you that the deadline to complete the Refinement Questions via the online submission form is August 31 at 11:30 p.m. Pacific Time.


OpenIDEO commented on Shampoo in a box

Hi Vivek!

I noticed that your post is in draft. You can always publish your post and work on it on the platform. This way people can see your idea and offer feedback and suggestions.