Startup Spotlight #33: GlocalZone

January 10, 2020

As global mobility increases, consumer habits change and new lifestyles emerge. Each day, more and more people travel and shop internationally. Apps that provide trusted and easy payment solutions are in demand more than ever. We need innovative tools that act as a bridge to bring together people who can help one and another.Glocalzone makes life easier for both travelers and shoppers. While travelers earn money through delivering the requested items, the shoppers enjoy borderless shopping. With its secure payment system, Glocalzone promises to develop a strong bond between travelers and shoppers.

Glocalzone makes life easier for both travelers and shoppers. While travelers earn money through delivering the requested items, the shoppers enjoy borderless shopping.

What is your first name?

Doğan

Welcome, Doğan! What is your surname?

Turan

What is the name of your startup?

Glocalzone

What is the website address of Glocalzone?

https://glocalzone.com

Where is your startup based?

Estonia

What are your targeted verticals for your startup?

Mobility / LogisticsFintech

Tell us what your startup does.

A marketplace for travelers and shoppers who want to reach any product from overseas.You can reach any product from any country via Glocalzone Travelers. Also, you can earn money while you are traveling.

Tell us about your team.

We have 2 Co-Founders (CEO and CTO), a Marketing Manager, a Researcher & Market Analyser, a Content Manager, 2 Board Member and 6 mentors that each one is an expert on their fields.

When and why did you found your startup?

We realized that having a product you want from overseas was very difficult. Based on this starting point we launched this product that shoppers would have their needs and travelers would earn money through this experience.

What are your key and unique features?

Need / Problem (Online Shopping)AccessibilityLong delivery timesHigh delivery costsProduct accuracySolutionsBetter delivery costs buy items via travelersProduct verificationStrict flight datesBorderless shoppingKey AdvantagesIf you are asking for the system itself; securing both sides, the security of payment and the simplicity of the product are important advantages for Glocalzone Team as they work with quality payment institutions.If you ask about their advantages over competitors, you can put the “team” part first. They have an experienced / young team that continues to grow a difficult project like Glocalzone every month. In addition, they believe that they have a much faster growth potential due to the current market and the needs of the market.

What is your growth like?

We are applying our growth strategies as we planned. Our impact has been reached above 100K users from above 20 countries currently. Our future plans are ready too. Expanding to new international markets is one of them.

Tell us about the numbers that matter to you.

Our impact has been reached above 100K users from above 20 countries currently.

What are your plans for next year and for the next 5 years?

Expanding to new international markets is one of our future plans.

Did you receive any investments?

We got investment with 400K Euro valuation in January 2019. And we are in a new investment round nowadays.

Tell us 3 startups that excite you, and why?

Glocalzone, Glocalzone, Glocalzone :)

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