I am lucky because last week a young startup submitted their small business to my website, let’s check out their answers:
Founder name: Matteo La Rosa
Co-Founder Name: Andrea Lelli, Federico Panciroli
Website Name: Konkuri
How old are you? 35-45 Years Old
Could you please tell me what your business is offering?
Konkuri is the simplest way to manage your tournament and publish the results online.
Imagine a soccer league or a tennis tournament. How do you create the schedule and share results with the participants? Konkuri is a web application that lets you publish the tournament site in 1 click, generate the schedule, publish results and standings, communicate effectively with players and teams.
What are your Competitive Advantages?
There are some web applications doing a similar service. We believe we’re way ahead of them
Why? because Konkuri is:
- Super easy to use
- Create the tournament with 1 click manage the schedule in a flash
- so intuitive that in 1 year people have created more than 100.000 tournaments;
- It’s social
- you can have people follow your tournament, and give them real time stream updates so that your competition gets a very good visibility;
Who are your Customers? and where are they?
We have two categories of customers:
1) Sports associations and sport centres.
They’re all around the world and we try to reach them by social media, direct emails and the word of mouth of people that already uses our service.
How do you see your business in few years?
We’re in contact with Federations and sport organizations to get them into our platform, as well as a lot of big videogames tournaments and leagues. This will increase the number of paying organizers in the next time.
How Did you get your idea?
The idea came from a personal need: we wanted to organize a tournament among friends and share the results online. That’s how Konkuri was born: to make competitions easy to manage, more exciting and visible!
Let’s show others how in the first year you paid your bills?
A web agency supports the project
What is your advice for someone who want to start a small Business?
Just do it!
Did you already create a company? No
What is the name of the last book you have read?
1Q84 by Murakami Haruki