There is a disconnect between refugee-owned businesses and consumers as the existing information is fragmented.
What it does
Digitally connecting communities with refugee-owned businesses.
How we built it
Twitterbot @RefugeeBiz to make it easier to find and support their nearest refugee-owned businesses.
Challenges we ran into
Identifying the problem.
Determining if there is a market and if the product viable.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
A diverse group of people with varying skills and experiences, who were able to collectively solve a problem
Thinking on our feet and learning to let go of ideas that are not viable.
What we learned
Specifically identifying the problems, Framing the solution/s Using feedback to influence product development and marketing strategy. How to deliver a solution in a short and compressed time frame.
What's next for RefugeeBiz
Creating a database of businesses and building our Twitterbot @RefugeeBiz
We need your help and we need your support. Vote for us in People's Choice. Follow us on twitter @RefugeeBiz