fofomo

Enables users to track live music events
Startup name
fofomo
Founding date
November 2016
Incorporation
No
Total team member
2
Startup stage
Users
Category
Software
Sector
Music & entertainment
Product usage or interact
Mobile/Tablet (iOS), Mobile/Tablet (Android)
City
Istanbul, TR

Elevator pitch

Exploring live music in different cities is a great way to get a taste of local music scenes, to discover new music and yet continue to follow mainstream artists. fofomo is here to make this whole process much simpler and quicker.

Users can utilize fofomo as a means of searching and exploring what’s happening on a given day or night in a selected city.

Team

Furkan Cengiz

BSc. in Computer Science from Bilkent University. iOS developer with 8+ years of experience. Has worked with various startups, businesses and digital agencies including Fortune 500 companies and Y combinator startups. Currently co-founder of epcsht and fofomo.

Tugkan Cengiz

BSc. in Computer Science and Engineering from Sabanci University. Senior Stack developer with 7+ years of experience. Past work experience in Opera. Co-founder of epcsht and fofomo. Expert in Scalability, Optimization and Architecture in Web Systems.

Business model

Target customer

Everyone having an interest in live music events.

Customer acquisition strategy

Viral Campaigns, Social Media, IRL Marketing, Organic Advertising

Revenue model

Currently fofomo is focusing on growth before deciding on a main business model. Our possible future business models are ticketing, premium ads and partnerships with other companies.

Market info

Market size

$ 25,000,000,000

Competition

We are looking to our competitors in 2 different angles. One is the "coverage" and the other one is the instant push notifications. We are aiming to be better in both. Delivering instant updates to our users while having huge coverage including the mainstream events and local ones.

Startup traction

fofomo currently covers all events in Amsterdam, Berlin, Istanbul, London and Paris and is available on the App Store in English language, for free, on devices running iOS 9.2 and above. The app is available for download at https://www.fofomo.com/download

Other information

We are selected Etohum 2017 startup in January.

Publication date: 31 March 2017