The Increasing Demand for On-Demand Apps

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On-Demand Apps

Uber is one of the most ubiquitous on-demand smartphone apps, and now forward-thinking entrepreneurs are in the process of trying to replicate their successes. The ride-sharing service is widely acknowledged as having kicked off the on-demand phenomenon with its founding in 2009, and since then, things have sped forward. Truly no stone has been left unturned, as entrepreneurs look to develop the next great on-demand app which, undoubtedly, will be called “the Uber of X.” Uber begat another ride-sharing service, Lyft. Couchsurfer, which offered exactly what it sounds like it might offer, begat Airbnb. And so on, and so forth…....

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Marc Weisberg Marc Weisberg is a Managing Principal of Soho Investment Partners, based in New York City. Weisberg, who previously spent a significant amount of time in the telecom, media and technology (TMT) industries, is now focused on a more diversified approach which includes investments in cyber security, oil and gas, app development and distilled spirits. Throughout his career, Marc Weisberg has always followed three guiding principles: respect for those individuals who have helped support and educate him, passion for learning new industries which enable him to pursue a diverse investment portfolio, and an enduring appreciation for experiences gained through every interaction. One of his personal mottos is to trust your gut … always.