ChargeApp – the ups and downs

The ups and downs
The ups and downs

ChargeApp is an app that allows users to locate charging stations to re-charge their mobile phones. It also provides features such as push notifications for retailer’s offers and battery alerts. SME spoke to co-founder Joe Giordana to hear about the highs and lows…

What have been your biggest challenges? How did you overcome them?

Getting the message across on a new and unique offering has been challenging. We have overcome this by engaging the right people to help – people that are not only knowledgeable but who are passionate about the idea and pushing it forward.

What have been your greatest successes?

One of our greatest successes is hitting our download targets. We have also established collaborations with charge point installers and are in conversations with major retailers and banks.

What are your top tips for SMEs?

Believe in your offering. Every small business will face hurdles in the beginning, especially if your idea is a new and unique offering to the market, however it is important not to give up and stand by your product or service. If you show that you believe in what it is you are offering, you will be more successful in convincing others to do the same.