[STARTUPS 101]: SoPlan – A Social Event Planner & Scheduler



FOUNDER: Mike Lameree

THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:

People can finally send and receive agenda events using phone numbers. You can finally schedule an appointment with your hairdresser and the event is stored in everyone’s agenda.

Scheduling Assistant eliminates the usage of polls to check everyone’s availability. Scheduling Assistant scans everyone’s agenda and checks when everyone is available based on a set of conditions

THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:

Freelance cyber security engineer that was looking for a way to easily schedule activities with friends, family and local businesses without requiring e-mail addresses or using polls. Preferably an agenda that uses phone numbers as address instead of e-mail.

WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:

Local businesses, Event managers, Coaches

KEY FEATURES: What 3 key features of your product can help other aspiring entrepreneurs?:

SoPlan is a free agenda app that uses phone numbers to send and receive invites. It synchronises with your other agendas and contains a scheduling assistant feature that automatically finds an available time slot for everyone to plan your activity in the near future instead of months

City: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Website URL: https://soplan.com

Number of Employees: 1-5