Originally posted on Rapid Innovation in digital time:
Seedstars World hosted its ‘start-up competition’ event in Bangalore in September, and they have a winner: Strike, which helps email users to sort out people inside their Gmail mobile app. Aishwarya Jain, Co-Founder & CEO of Strike, kindly answered Nicolas Bry‘s questions to let us discover Strike more in-depth.
1) Target, Usage
Strike is presented as similar to Rapportive, but built for mobile. It helps you look up people, find their social profiles and public updates, take quick actions, all of it right inside the Gmail app.
- NB: Can you give us exemplary use cases for your service?
AJ: Strike aims to help people research simply on mobile. Here are few use cases:
- When a user receives an email from an unknown person; he/she can look up who the person is, before responding/ignoring the email.
- When writing to someone, a user can see what the person is…
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