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Parental Marketplace Platforms

The 'Orcas' App Connects Parents to Trusted Babysitters and More

— September 17, 2017 — Tech
Parents can often find it difficult to find help when it comes to childcare or tutoring, so the 'Orcas' app is here to offer them a solution that is streamlined and focused on efficiency.

A growing number of parents are looking to digital solutions to help them out when it comes to caring for their children, which is seeing new options coming about. The 'Orcas' app seen here enables parents to connect directly with trusted babysitters and tutors that are within their area to get a bit of help exactly when they need it. The app also provides perks and credits for users who invite friends to join in order to help foster a more loyal base of parents using the platform.
Trend Themes
1. Digital Parental Marketplaces - Businesses can disrupt traditional parenting services by offering online platforms that streamline the hiring process for parents.
2. Trusted Service Provider Platforms - Opportunities exist for companies to develop platforms that connect users with a vetted network of trusted providers for various services such as babysitting and tutoring.
3. Loyalty Incentive Programs - Developing loyalty programs that reward existing customers for referring new customers can lead to a more loyal customer base for businesses offering parenting services.
Industry Implications
1. Parental Services - Companies in the traditional parental services industry can improve their offerings by developing and integrating digital marketplaces that simplify the hiring process for parents.
2. Online Marketplaces - Opportunities exist for existing online marketplace companies, such as those focusing on job listings or services, to expand their offerings by adding vetted parental service providers to their networks.
3. Mobile App Development - Developing mobile apps that connect parents with trusted service providers in their area can be a lucrative opportunity for app development companies.
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