[Atelier Numérique – BFM Business] Frenchweb start-up column # 12: Smap In

by bold-lichterman

Smap In is a social network of neighborhood bargains that comes in a website and an mobile app. The objective is to give a hyper local and community dimension in the search and the sharing of good plans around oneself.

Atelier Numerique BFM Business Frenchweb start up column 12

The service groups together and geolocates on a map, hence its name, all the promotions in local shops: deals, sales, but also tips and good addresses for Internet users: happy hours, physical private sales, stock clearance … 7000 proposals are listed monthly in more than 100 French cities. Rewards are reserved for the most active users through points and virtual badges. Sharing, commenting, sponsoring… everything is good to reach the top of the ranking and reach the supreme status of “Smaper d’Or”.

Its business model: 8% and 12% commission on daily deals, 0.5 to 1 € on table or show reservations, visibility programs for traders… The iPhone application was released in December, the versions iPad and Android are in the works.