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In July 2019, SoCon 1 and 2 broke new ground by doing extensive work on validating the problem and customer segment on the Financial Institutions (FIs) side as well as the Individual Small Business Owners side. This was then followed by offer testing the UVP of SoCon as a future solution and also prototyping a minimum viable product (MVP).    SoCon 1, was focused on empathising with individuals, more specifically empathising with small and medium enterprise owners (SMEs). The team in...

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Key Partners

Aim  This post will outline the key partners we’ve worked with to assist our research and help develop our MVP. On the customer side, our primary partners are villages with microenterprises. Specifically, this includes our case study villages Biasevu, Vatukarasa and Naroro. It also includes various financial institutions located around Fiji. The post will include a short description of the partner, geographical location, a description of the relationship of the partnership and the...

Stacey Thetephakeaykeaw
by Stacey Thetephakeaykeaw
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Stacey Thetephakeaykeaw
Work Update

Work Update After validating our problem and customer segment, that Native Fijians living within inland villages and working within the industries of tourism and agriculture highlight emotions of helplessness, frustration and demotivation when dealing with issues of financial management we worked in collaboration with the SoCon II in order to develop and MVP to propose to consumers and financial institutions, as our first step towards the UVP and Solution stages of the lean canvas....

Nikki Theodorakis
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Nikki Theodorakis
Proposed Experiment

Lean Phase: Solution This experiment is a follow up of the 6 month case study which can be found here: https://projecteverest.crowdicity.com/post/2099510 Assumption: People are able to record their finances accurately and consistently for a month using a tech based budgeting system  Time Box: 4 weeks Success Metric: % of users that record their information accurately  % of users that record their financial information once a day Criteria: Success Point: 70% of...

Yayna Lee
by Yayna Lee
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Yayna Lee

Lean Phase: UVP   Aim:   This post highlights the value PEV can offer to small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and financial institutions (FIs). The value added is twofold. FIs are able to expand their customer segment because the loan application process, specifically financial documentation, is being simplified for their potential customers. Providing micro-businesses with a platform in which they can manage their finances better and improve their financial documentation will improve...

Yayna Lee
by Yayna Lee
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Yayna Lee
Proposed Experiment

Lean Phase: Solution (MVP) Assumption:  Micro-enterprises in Fiji find value in our budgeting and financial management solution. Time Box: 6 months Success Metric: Whether the proposed customer segment finds value in our solution, measured by the % of micro-enterprises that continuously use our solution. Approach previously identified early-adopters from both coastal and inland villages. CRITERIA Success Point: More than 50% of Micro-enterprises are continuously...

Yayna Lee
by Yayna Lee
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Yayna Lee

Lean Phase : Problem Link to original experiment:  https://projecteverest.crowdicity.com/post/1385250 Original Assumption:  Micro-enterprises in Fiji identify a lack of access to financial management and budgeting resources in enabling their businesses to grow, diversify, or run as they please. RESULTS Results Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15j4a8f93Y5zcNW3Tg8PVcHNc6Do_jP-qMsIhiJVqC4k/edit#gid=0 Key Data Statistics:...

Nikki Theodorakis
by Nikki Theodorakis
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Nikki Theodorakis

[JUL 19] Offer Test Experiment Results - SoCon 1 Fiji   Reference to experiment post: https://projecteverest.crowdicity.com/post/1805560   Lean Phase : UVP   Assumption : Micro-enterprises in Fiji are willing to meet with PEV to understand and discuss methods and solutions to financial management.    Time Box : 2 weeks   Success Metric : The percentage of micro-enterprises that find value in a solution to help them with their financial management.    Results...

Jack Hong
by Jack Hong
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Jack Hong
Adopted Experiment

Lean Phase: UVP Assumption: Micro-enterprises in Fiji are willing to meet with PEV to understand and discuss methods and solutions to financial management.  Time Box: 2 weeks Success Metric: The number of micro-enterprises that find value in a solution to help them with financial management. Criteria Green Light: Proceed to currency testing and building out MVP deliverable. Success Point: 50% of businesses agree to a follow up meeting. Orange Light: Adapt the...

Rose Martin
by Rose Martin
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Rose Martin
Adopted Experiment

Lean Phase: Problem/Customer Segment Question: Does our customer segment have difficulty managing their finances? Assumption: Micro-enterprises in Fiji identify a lack of access to financial management and budgeting resources in enabling their businesses to grow, diversify, or run as they please. Time Box: 2 weeks Success Metric: Whether the proposed customer segment identifies with the assumed problem, measured by the % of micro-enterprises seeking a solution to...

Rose Martin
by Rose Martin
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Rose Martin
Project Summary

FarmEd has explored supply chain management, face to face consulting, drone consulting and agricultural expertise workshops. While there is value in the above products, due to scalability reasons FarmEd now aims to focus on the development of an application. The application, called Govi Nena, provides farmers with tailored agricultural advice. Over February 2019, FarmEd I focused on face to face surveys with farmers to gather feedback about Govi Nena and understanding on pH and soil...

Josh Blaymires
by Josh Blaymires
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Josh Blaymires
Experiment Results

Experiment Design Post https://projecteverest.crowdicity.com/post/924960   Lean Phase: Channels   Assumption: Middlemen (with 75+ farmers) are willing to distribute the app   Results: 14 middlemen were spoken to regarding their willingness to distribute the application:   Three signed MoUs One MoU indicating a willingness to distribute the application Two MoUs indicating a willingness to advocate the application to their network of farmers Three...

Ollie Robilliard
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Ollie Robilliard
Experiment Results

Experiment Design Post: https://projecteverest.crowdicity.com/post/924890   Lean Phase: Channels   Assumption: Farmers are willing to interact with FarmEd through Facebook   Results: 52 likes were obtained on the page over 3 weeks.   FarmEd posted a total of 10 times, including 5 tutorial videos on how the app’s features work.   These results are an orange light, which indicate that facebook could be effective for long-term channel for engagement. Validated...

Ollie Robilliard
by Ollie Robilliard
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Ollie Robilliard
Adopted Experiment

Lean Phase: Channels   Assumption: The application can be sold through Facebook.   Time Box: 3 weeks   Key Metrics: Number of sales   Success Point: 5   Green Light: Proceed with Facebook as a distribution channel. Consider ways to make this a more autonomous channel, e.g. chatbot, etc.   Orange Light Range: 1-4   Orange Light: Consider ways to give the Facebook page more reach in order to have a large enough target audience who may be interested in buying...

Ollie Robilliard
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Ollie Robilliard
Problem

Lean phase: Problem Aim : To identify the most prevalent issues regarding financial management for micro-enterprises, and how these issues inhibit them from successfully running and expanding their businesses. Furthermore, we looked at how these issues restrict financial institutions from accessing customers.  This post will look at the big picture of the problem, issues and external factors for businesses and financial institutions and the critical future actions that need to be...

Jack Yeung
by Jack Yeung
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Jack Yeung
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Customer Segment

Lean phase : Customer segment Aim :  This months aim was to restart the lean canvas to identify our customer segments who extracting data from both financial institutions (FIs), as well as small-to-medium business holders (SMEs).  Through data collection and survey results from 11 institutions across 16 branches, 3 customer segments have been identified: Early adopters, Early majority and key stakeholders. The segments differ in how many of these categories they satisfy: Have a...

Charlotte Jones
by Charlotte Jones
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Charlotte Jones
Work Update

Feb Field Development in Cambodia has well and truly hit the ground running, and carried their superb start from the first week into week two. Through a solid ideation and goal setting process post-induction, Field Dev has been working hard on developing new blueprints to test on our Primary and Secondary plot's here in Siem Reap. Most farmers in Cambodia partake in subsistence agriculture; a self-sufficient farming system where farmers focus on only growing enough food for themselves and...

Josh Blaymires
by Josh Blaymires
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Josh Blaymires
 

Josh Blaymires

Sydney, Australia

Joined this community on Jan 30, 2018

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