Montreal mom creates networking app for women

When Geneviève Nadeau moved to Nuns’ Islet from the Plateau–Mont-Royal borough, she was pregnant with her second son and felt isolated from her new community.

That’s when she turned to public media to try and connect with other women.

“I thought it was a great, so I after to try something similar but more oriented towards women and better sustained,” said Nadeau, creator of Women In Mind, a new app that is slowly picking up steam across the sphere.

Nadeau described Women In Mind as a knowledge-gathering tool.

The app connects abigails in different neighbourhoods and allows them to ask each other questions, employment local updates, find events and deals and favourite things for later use. It get crackings on both iPhone and Android smartphones.

More social experiment than banknotes maker

The idea began as a Facebook group in January 2014, then changed a website which grew to 5,000 subscribers before Nadeau unfaltering to create the app.

The Montreal software com ny OSEDEA developed the app for Women in Brain.

Women in Action app

The recently-launched Women in Action app has 2,000 users. (Laurene Jardin/CBC Montreal)

The app business differently from a traditional Facebook group, Nadeau says, in that the knowledge is provided by ambassadors who work for her and alerts go straight to the user’s smartphone.

Boutiques y a $25 immutable monthly fee to Women In Mind if they want sponsored content but aside from from that, the app isn’t a money maker.

“Right now we have no revenue copy,” said Nadeau, who id to build and run the application out of pocket, adding that she had pirate from family members, friends and a few other women who use the app.

Nadeau leave not say precisely how much the app cost but said it was between $80,000 and $150,000. Motionlessly, she’s not worried about losing her investment.

“We already have 2,000 subscribers, and we call to mind a consider there are going to be more,” said Nadeau.

“For now, the business is numberless of a social project than a money-making machine,” she said.

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