CEO Interview: Micro-Businesses In Emerging Markets
We are thrilled to have Geoffrey Michener, our CEO, share some insights on micro-businesses in emerging markets with Techiexpert, which specializes in emerging technology and startup news. Techiexpert article "Collect Data From Micro-businesses In Emerging Markets" published in October 2019.
We include some highlights from the interview below. For the full transcript visit Techiexpert website.
dataPlor connects global companies to micro-businesses in emerging markets. Our platform enables people living in these emerging markets to earn money for collecting brick and mortar business information using their smartphones. We currently have over 120,000 trained “Explorers” on dataPlor’s platform. We are based in Los Angeles with satellite offices in Honolulu, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo.
Our goal is to reach 50,000 “Explorers” in Brazil by the end of 2019. In 2020, our plans include expansion to Chile, Peru, and Colombia.
dataPlor is a venture backed company specializing in small business data in emerging markets. It has extensive coverage in LATAM, particularly Mexico and is expanding in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and other leading emerging economies.