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HopKidz Technologies Inc.

Coquitlam, BC Best Concept:
Employees: 4 In Business Since: 2017

Parents often miss job interviews, business deals, project deadlines, exams, or doctors appointments if babysitter cancels. Finding trusted caregiver last minute is extremely difficult for both parents and daycare centres when faced with staff shortage. Businesses face lost productivity due to their employees’ childcare falling through on short notice. HopKidz is “I need it right now” childcare – B2B2C marketplace with B2B/B2G application. We offer a convenient real-time web-search to locate a drop-in spot around the location where they need to be, review host’s profile, book it, pay for it online and drop-off their child in within 15 min or get someone at their home within a hour.
Targets: parents, caregivers, larger businesses with EAP programs. No up-front fees – % platform fees on completed booking + business retainer. Launched in Sep’18 in BC, nation-wide within a year, across the boarder within 2 years. Goal: 10x value growth within 5-6 years. High Growth Strategy Plan in place.

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