Couch Potato, Pakistan’s First App-Based Delivery Service Launched in Karachi and Islamabad
Couch Potato is another great Pakistani Delivery Startup, aiming to act as a Pioneer to tap the untapped potential in Pakistan’s market. It would achieve this by providing people easier means to deal with delivery chaos by connecting them to a Rider. Couch Potato is an App-Based Delivery Service that delivers within 15min.
The Motorbike Crew, also named Heroes, are freelancers spread out across the city that would report within 15 minutes in most areas of Karachi and Islamabad.
The Service is aimed at helping household members in saving time by delivery through freelancers. One won’t have to go out for hours to get Grocery but instead could avail them at home against a meager sum of money! The Service is seen by many to have a bright future hastened by success.
Salman Wasay, CEO was quoted saying,
“We want to empower the people of Pakistan to use their time more efficiently. With our app we hope people can spend more time doing meaningful things, like being with family, and less time on the mundane day to day tasks that they aren’t required for. In addition, our service will benefit thousands of young aspiring entrepreneurs around the country to work as riders.”
The Riders go through extensive and regular training to ensure a secure and seamless experience from start to finish. The company itself points out that the experience to be unlike any other. One reason for this is that the company itself does not recruit men but depends upon freelancers, paid by the receivers of service.
First of its kind in the country, the app is built upon Peer to Peer technology by a very passionate team. Transactions over Smartphones still seems magic to the Pakistanis and thus the App is believed to be a milestone for a better future for Pakistan.
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