With the end of the year in sight, it’s time to take a look back at what 2016 had to offer. What’s clear is that the startup industry is still flourishing, with many young entrepreneurs that have plenty of innovative, disruptive ideas for the future. The following days we will be looking back at the startups that stood out to us particularly, and ask them about 2016 and their plans for the future. Today: social video Q&A app Qanda.
Grabbing the attention
To stand out at The Next Web conference, you can take two approaches. A very big, loud, shiny booth where you hand out swag or free drinks. Or you can have a very good idea for a business. Qanda was hanging around at a small table with a little card with their name on it, yet they effortlessly drew our attention. The French/Dutch startup is tired of everyone shouting their unwanted opinion on social media. Their mobile video app is designed to ask questions and actually listen to the answer.