Startup Spotlight #23: EKMOB

If your business model has too much to do with operations and business processes, it might be really difficult to…

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by Hackquarters Team 1 November 2019

If your business model has too much to do with operations and business processes, it might be really difficult to organize the field team. Measuring the performance of field operations can be a big problem as well. EKMOB is a cloud-based platform for the field team’s management. Companies can manage orders, perform tasks, calendar assignments and track daily business plans, prepare reports, share photos and meeting notes within EKMOB.

EKMOB, combining Whatsapp groups used in the field teams management and Excel planning sheets, provides measurable data to field teams. EKMOB also can be integrated into different ERP and CRM services.

What is your first name?

BARIŞ

 

Welcome, Ahmet Ogulcan! What is your surname?

CAN

 

Can you type your email?

[email protected]

 

What is the name of your startup?

EKMOB

 

What is the website address of EKMOB??

https://ekmob.com/en/

 

Where is your startup based?

Turkey

 

What are your targeted verticals for your startup?

Enterprise SaaS

 

Tell us what your startup does.

Ekmob creates mobile projects for companies that have mobile field teams and operations.

Companies with mobile teams and field operations have some common problems; such as inefficiency in team management, communication problems, inability to get instant field data, offline field teams. All these problems lead to a lack of or deficiency in decision-support systems.

 

Tell us about your team.

Mostly engineers, three co-founders, a product manager, and mobile and web developers

 

When and why did you found your startup?

Before 2012, one of the co-founders had a job to manage field teams and had some difficulty to analyze their KPI because there was no any useful solution at that date. EKMOB was established in 2016.

 

What are your key and unique features?

Location-based mobile CRM, easy to use, no need for any special skills to manage the system, the system is on in 1 hour after purchase.

 

What is your growth like?

1. Our marketplace is integrated with MS dynamics, Payu, Paraşüt, and other useful apps. We aim to grow our marketplace.

2. We have expanded overseas operations thanks to our global brands in Turkey that we work together and have successful case studies.

3. We’ve got our first 1000 users and we aim to have 4000 users in total at the end of 2019.

4. We launched our reseller model to improve our sales strategy and to communicate with SMEs.

5. We have been integrating the Power BI tool to improve our reporting system to monitor all data properly.

 

Tell us about the numbers that matter to you.

More than 100 companies with more than 2750 active users.

 

What are your plans for next year and the next 5 years?

EKMOB would be a customized solution for field sales and field marketing teams in the local and global markets. For this purpose, it will be integrated with many ERP and CRM systems.

 

Did you receive any investments?

Yes. Two times in 3 years after launch

 

Tell us 3 startups that excite you, and why?

Reply, is one of our competitor the USA- based SaaS company. It reminds us of the volume of the market.

 


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