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Friday, August 19, 2022

Story

This pitch is an example from our initial beta test competitions. The funding amount and contributions are not actual numbers. The team and submission are real though. Create your own goal and your backers will support it! This pitch story is included below...

The library team. This is an organization that helps young children nature their talents and gives children the opportunity to use their talents to make a profit. It is transparent, innovative and educative and does not discriminate against race or disabilities or culture or religion. The library gives vulnerable children learning opportunities and capacity to continue education no matter the circumstances. The library also helps disadvantaged or discriminated or abused children share their stories and fight for their rights.

The Problem

The fashion industry in Zambia is facing quite the problem due to the over pricing of clothes and people do feel discouraged to buy over priced clothing. Hence its a industrial problem but it also affects society as the basic need of good clothing in a way is also affected.

The Solution

To reduce on how much people will spend on clothing as well as provide them with Trendy clothing

Target Market

The targets are women of ages 25-60yrs, because women are mostly the ones who love a lot to do with fashion trends of today. But with time the target range will change .

Societal Impact

Due to the covid-19 pandemic the cost of living is quite expensive so the social impact of my pitch is that, it will provide people with affordable and fashionable local clothing.

Next Steps

For this idea to move forward the requirements are; and electrical sewing machine ($78), chitenge material (local material ($43) thread($13) smaller expenses (transport, electricity e.t.c) ($69)

Reflection

It was tricky finding out a number of this information because I had to look at the statistics and facts on my own but it was good to know that I had an opportunity once I was able to figure out what I was going to bring out from the situation and knowing that I can have an impact to this problem in society once I sat down and reflected on the problem.

Use of Backer Contributions

This pitch is an example from our initial beta test competitions. The funding amount and contributions are not actual numbers. Create your own goal and your backers will support it!

 

This pitch was developed with the support of an amazing educational program provided by:

The Library

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Employer Exploration

How well does the intern/team understand whom they are solving/designing for?

  • Reflects deep understanding and knowledge of the background on and mission/vision of the employer (WHY)

  • Reflects deep understanding of the employer's products/services (WHAT)

  • Reflects deep understanding of the employer's marketing strategy to reach its customer/users (HOW)

  • Reflects deep understanding of the profile of the main customers/users for the employer (WHOM)

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Problem Exploration/Validation

How well does the intern/team narrow down and define the specific ceed(s)/pain point(s) for the employer and its users?

 

  • Reflects deep empathy work has occured (aka "discovery") around the broad design question/problem with key stakeholders (employees and/or customers/users, depending on the problem)

  • Reflects clear pain points (problem/needs/wants) have been extracted from the empathy work

  • Reflects that the original design question has been narrowed/revised according to empathy work discovery

  • Reflects a deep company analysis around the specific pain point(s)

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Problem Exploration/ValidationProblem Exploration/Validation

Solution Building (x2)

How well does the intern/team utilize design thinking as an iterative design process to build a solution?

  • Reflects comparative research and landscape analysis was sought to understand who else has addressed similar needs successfully

  • Reflects customers/users feedback was sought and integrated on solution idea

  • Reflects employer feedback was sought and integrated on solution idea

  • Reflects that the team challenged and questioned their own assumptions when testing/vetting ideas

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Solution Summary

How strong is the potential solution idea? How novel, useful, viable, feasible is it?

 

  • Reflects a solution that is both novel AND useful in addressing the pain points for the main customers/users

  • Reflects in depth HOW/WHY the solution will work (feasibility and viability)

  • Reflects clearly the PLAN (financials/budget and timeline) to make the idea work (feasibility and viability)

  • Reflects the suggested rollout/next step to make this idea happen (action plan, ask, etc.)

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Pitch Presentation

How effective is the pitch delivery?

 

  • Pitch is 5 minutes in length

  • Pitch deck reinforces the pitch with relevant images, numbers, and words without detracting/distracting

  • Pitch script is clear, concise, and compelling

  • Pitch is delivered with confidence, expertise and passion

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