Gooroo charges small businesses a monthly fee for a complete online business management software suite without the need to buy, install or manage expensive applications.
I wish I had come up with the idea for taxation. Wouldn't it be great to take a percentage of everything everyone does, and give mostly promises in return?
Instead of buying CRM, accounts and stock control software packages and having all the headaches of supporting and running them, our software is a service. It runs in the cloud, and people access it from their web browser.
We don't have a direct competitor. A number of companies like Salesforce.com, Google and others offer some parts of what we do, but none offers the complete package.
We're the only company to offer a complete business management suite in the cloud. Others offer parts of the jigsaw but not the whole picture.
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The software as a service (SaaS) or cloud model isn't new - but it had always been aimed at large companies. We thought 'why shouldn't small businesses be able to take advantage of the cloud too?' After all, they have less cash to spend on IT, and can get more benefit from the savings.
Worked closely with some early users to make sure the software really addresses business needs.
Believing software developers when they said 'you should do it THIS way'.
A triple chocolate chunk and nut cookie, because it's full of good stuff.
Taxation. Wouldn't it be great to take a percentage of everything everyone does, and give mostly promises in return?
Still here, with a growing customer base and even richer online applications.
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