10 startups that help you to get through Christmas
The list of the following ten startups, that we have covered over the year in one or the other way, may help you organise Christmas dinners, give you ideas for what to put under the fir tree and – that’s the best part – also deliverit right there.
If you like the advantages of buying presents online but are missing the window shopping experience AnaAvenue can help you out. The team came up with an idea for an interactive platform that enables shoppers to get in touch with each other and provides tailored offers and bargains.
For those of you who like Christmas cookies it the traditional way, Sheela has an untraditional kitchen apparel. Their unique aprons bring colour into dough kneading and make sure your holiday clothing stays nice and clean.
You are indie person and aim to shop as you are? Shopikon shows you the best independent stores in your surroundings and helps you discover the best places for your taste. The app covers high life places such as New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin or Vienna and makes sure you give away gifts that are not off the rack.
Why spending the day behind the stove if you can order Christmas dinner? The service Marzelivo combines restaurant and online grocery store so you can choose whether to cook yourself, with everything you need delivered to your home, or order the whole meal and still take the credits.
The Socks give the traditional granny-present under the Christmas tree a new touch. Their service not only includes high quality footwear. By subscribing, socks will get delivered on a regular basis to your or the presentee’s home.
If you are in preparations for Hanukkah or simply want to cook kosher food around the season, the Is It Kosher App will help you scan and analyse all the products in your shopping cart. The Estonian team even aims to widen their target group and will be offering their service to check for vegan food or allergens in groceries.
If you want to make a present to a passionate secondhander or are one yourself, Vinted is your fit. Their service allows you to buy, sell or swap clothes, jewellery or accessories. With the easy to use online marketplace you don’t even have to leave your chair to receive your choice.
TwoTap aims to simplify the online buying process on mobile devices and developed an app that connects retailers and customers. You can buy products from different retailers and put them all in a universal shopping cart paying everything at once. Simple as that!
The auctioneer service Limundo helps you discover gift ideas and buy them on the spot. Moreover, their marketplace helps you to get rid of unwanted Christmas presents after the big boxing day.
Let’s face it – a cold winter is the perfect season for high spirits. If you know someone with a fine taste for fine liquids, just another wine bottle under the tree won’t do the trick. But with the service of Flaviar you can give away a special tasting club membership, where every month a different pack with five samples with be delivered to the connoisseur’s door. Salut!