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Aug 17, 2016 1:43 EST

Anthony – Alcohol Deliveries is a mobile app that allows customers of the age 21 or older, order and have Alcoholic beverages delivered directly to them

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 17, 2016

Anthony

United States
 
 
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Anthony’s story

Hello, thanks for reading this about me and our goal. I’m from Columbus, Ohio and served in the U.S. Air Force, including two tours of active duty in Afghanistan. During this time, I was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal for outstanding work with my teammates in the field, including when I was embedded in the U.S. Army. I also maintained Top Secret security clearance and was a part of the U.S. Armed Forces Intelligence community.

My post military work includes working for the Ohio Senate, building strong relationships and networks within the State of Ohio that will become beneficial to this current business.

My business partner and I co-founded Alcohol Deliveries with the belief that we can do something positive while solving a problem. We wanted to help ease drunk driving by providing an alternative for driving to buy alcohol. We made sure our App focuses on ease of use with our customers.

According to a press release from The Ohio Department of Commerce, “dollar sales of spirits reached a record level $1 billion in 2015.” This is an increase of 7.34 percent from the year prior. The demand for our app is there and growing.

Our research revealed that consumers preferred the convenience of having products

delivered directly to their door. We realized we could use the advances in technology to

satisfy their demand. 

This loan is special because:

It helps a veteran entrepreneur grow his business in Columbus,Ohio.

Kiva staff

More about this loan

Business Description

Alcohol Deliveries is a mobile app that allows customers of the age 21 or older, order and have Alcoholic beverages delivered directly to them. We provide Alcohol Deliveries as an infrastructure for the grocery and liquor stores which in turn have another way to sell their product (Beer, Wine, Whiskey and Vodka. We also feature: mixers, snacks, and energy drinks). We do not deliver the alcohol, the liquor and grocery stores deliver the alcohol while providing quality user experience. Those same liquor and grocery stores pay us a monthly fee to use our app technology.

We Co-Founded Alcohol Deliveries with the belief that we can do something positive besides just solving a business problem. We wanted a way for those that have had too much to drink to not get in the car and get more alcohol. We currently have over 10,000 app download since our launch in July of 2015. High level our goal is to make technology upgrades allowing us to expand to other cities in Ohio, and nationally.

Our Goals for 2016: • Reach 50,000 app downloads, Marketing & Advertisements (currently at 10,000) • 10,000 deliveries • Tech upgrades (menu geo location, time zone identifier, catalog menu search) • 30 B2b Clients (currently at 10) B2B Client – Grocery Store, Liquor Store, or Brewery. • Expand to Cincinnati and Cleveland

What is the purpose of this loan?

A Kiva Loan will help Alcohol Deliveries reach our Goals for 2016:

• Reach 50,000 app downloads, Marketing & Advertisements (currently at 10,000) $1,500.00 • 10,000 deliveries • Tech upgrades (menu geo location, time zone identifier, catalog menu search) $3,500.00 • 30 B2b Clients (currently at 10) B2B Client – Grocery Store, Liquor Store, or Brewery. • Expand to Cincinnati and Cleveland

Reaching all of these goals will increase revenue by 1000%. Our growth is directly correlated to marketing, deliveries, and technology upgrades.

About Alcohol Deliveries

Industry: Services
Years in operation: 1 year – 3 years

A loan of $10,000 helps upgrade our technology, expand to other cities, and increase sales.

Contact Information:

www.kiva.org/lend/1121925

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