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DoWa
Location: 395 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2015
Stage: Alpha (prototype)
Number of employees: 1-5
Funding history:
- Date: 05/2015, Seed: $50 k (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Investors: Paul Han, Asher Leids
Short URL: vator.co/dowa-1
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DoWa

We match people with human experts to get problems solved in Real-Time by Video Chat
Startup/business
Santa Monica, California, United States United States
http://www.askdowa.com

DoWa let’s you connect to the unique expert you need for any question or problem with on-demand video chat at your price.

When you’re stuck on a problem, need some expert advice, or don’t even know where to start looking for an answer, DoWa connects you to someone who can help in 2-5 minutes through video chat.

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Company description

Dowa’s mission is to empower the world with the confidence of having millions of experts just a screen away.

 

Finding the Right Expertise requires cumbersome face to face visits, unreliable online searches, or lengthy video tutorials

 

DoWa lets you connect to the unique expert you need with on-demand video chat at your price.

 

To Become:

 

A community marketplace for knowledge and human help

 

 

 

Dowa’s mission is to empower the world with the confidence of having millions of experts just a screen away.

 

MARKETPLACE OF KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE


Team
  • Paul Han
    Paul Han | Founder
    Founder @DoWa , Armor PL/ Battalion S2 @US Army. Worked @Ryder, @US Army. Graduate @UCLA
  • Asher Leids
    Asher Leids | Board member
Business model
$1-$5  service charge per request, depending on skill level of provider
Customer has freedom to set the price for their request, with suggested pricing for certain categories. Prices are set by request, not by time.
Secondary
Targeted Ads based on User’s interests and needs when customer has actual need. 
Enterprise/B2B application for internal and compartmentalized communication

$1-$3-$5 charge to customer as service charge per project, depending on tier
No charge to providers
Competitive advantage

1st Peer to Peer Mobile based Video marketplace of experts

 

-Custom Human-based matching: Choose the person you’re looking for.

Pay what you want for the skill level you need.

 

-Peer to Peer: Not just experts, it could be a fellow hobbyist that can solve your problem.

Customers can set up as providers, creating a virally expanding network of users and experts.

 

-Users can choose to help and work from anywhere, all from the comfort of their phone.

 

-No ‘logins’ necessary to use, users get pushed if they’re a match and can choose to take the job or not.

 

-Platform to buy and sell knowledge, insight, and experience that would normally require much more friction to access. Now as easy as snap, send, connected.

1st Peer to Peer Mobile based Video marketplace of experts

 

-Custom Human-based matching: Choose the person you’re looking for.

Pay what you want for the skill level you need.

 

-Peer to Peer: Not just experts, it could be a fellow hobbyist that can solve your problem.

Customers can set up as providers, creating a virally expanding network of users and experts.

 

-Users can choose to help and work from anywhere, all from the comfort of their phone.

 

-No ‘logins’ necessary to use, users get pushed if they’re a match and can choose to take the job or not.

 

-Platform to buy and sell knowledge, insight, and experience that would normally require much more friction to access. Now as easy as snap, send, connected.

Investors
Paul Han
Founder @DoWa , Armor PL/ Battalion S2 @US Army. Worked @Ryder, @US Army. Graduate @UCLA
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Justin Russell - Unconfirmed