Today’s guest, Tim, is already getting real-world feedback on his concept. He and his colleagues have developed Clicker, an app that makes sure you can watch what you want in a crowded bar. But, as he goes through a real-time brainstorming exercise with Marc, Tim begins to realize that the opportunity for his company is bigger than he initially thought; it may just be a matter of re-thinking who Clicker’s target customer is.

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#12: Who is Your Customer?

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Wolfgang
Wolfgang
2 months ago

great episode! 

I just see a possibility off misuse if you can book and block one or several tv(s) in advance:
 
Let’s say there is the big game that everyone in town wants to see. I have my bar and I have this competitor, the bar across the street and I just block all of their TVs with curling, woman’s darts and a triple marathon for a quite small investment….  
 
What do you think?
 
Wolfgang (Vienna/Austria/European Union)

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Marc Randolph
2 months ago
Reply to  Wolfgang

Thanks Wolfgang – I guess that is a possibility, but what I found fascinating was all the possible ways that you could “gamify” the system. Ideally it would be great if a minority in one bar (curling fans) could become a majority in another bar by pooling their resources. But my initial reaction to your concern was that wouldn’t it be a great problem to have if two bars on the same street were using the system.

Tim
2 months ago
Reply to  Wolfgang

Appreciate the listen and the feedback Wolfgang! Definitely something that could happen – but that’s also the fun with the camaraderie and rivalry of sports that we are trying to bring out. Some of the voting that we talked about in the ep could solve this problem as well.