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Petzone, the 100% free mobile app, essential for pet owners

Who are the founders and how did the idea come to them? Hello, I’m Jeremy Picque, the founder of Petzone.3 years ago, I lost my dog Angey and unfortunately after 3 days of intensive research I could not find him to bring him home. During the many hours of research, I realized that no one dared approach my dog because he was aggressive, yet Angey had no tooth, he was a harmless old dog, lost far from home, he was simply frightened.During these 3 days, I crisscrossed night and day, the various villages, forests and wastelands around my home, to no avail… Thanks to the posters stuck on the walls of the city, the news spreads quickly, the number of phone calls multiplies to inform me of The position of Angely, yet no one has the reflex to recover my dog to put it in a safe place. So, the time for me to ride my bike to pick up my pet, it was every time too late, my friend was gone for good. That’s when I imagined and created the Petzone app.Since 2018, I have been accompanied by Axel, my co-founder, and we are leading this mission together, hand in hand, with our eyes set towards the same goals, the safety and well-being of hairballs. What are your main products and services? Petzone is a 100% free mobile application, dedicated to pet owners and bringing together all the tools necessary for the well-being and safety of our hairballs. Petzone has four distinct services, essential to a pet owner’s everyday life: 1) A “Petalert” service that is instantaneous, geolocated and interactive, allowing the search for lost animals. By triggering an alert on Petzone, you inform, in real time, the members of the community located within a radius of 15km around your position, of the disappearance of your pet. This service also allows you to track the movements of your runaway animal on our participatory gps, thanks to the information of the community that has seen it. 2) A petsitting service reserved for professionals, allowing you to find the best Petsitters near you. On Petzone you don’t have to pay a link. 3) A geolocated dating service, allowing you to be put in contact with many pet owners, close to home, to share your love of animals or walks together for example. 4) An online passport service for your hairballs, allowing you to always have important information close to you. As soon as your pet’s passport is created, a unique QR, gathering its information, is created, all you have to do is print it out and attach it to its collar, so it will be easily identifiable by anyone with a smartphone, in case of undeclared runaway. What makes you succeed today and what will make you successful tomorrow? What makes us successful today is the growing demand for free, fast, easy-to-use and interactive tools to help people in distress, search for their missing animals, or in search of a quality Petsitter who will take care of their animals, in order to go on holiday with a free spirit. Today there are tools like “Petalert France”, for example, which offers alert sharing on Facebook, but it pays off… 15, however, for a Facebook post that also does not allow the dissemination of information instantly… when you know that it is in the first hours that you have the best chance of finding your pet after a runaway, you have to be very reactive, and on Petzone it is the case, because by triggering an alert, you inform in real time all members of the community within a radius of 15 km, of the disappearance of your animal. What will make us successful tomorrow is the fact that we can create and rely on a community of supportive users, all of whom are involved in the search for lost animals, who wish to meet and share moments together. It is also the fact of being able to create the largest community of professional Petsitters, in order to put this profession back in the foreground, a place to which it should be, something that is not the case today with all these Petsitting platforms that prioritize quantity over quality by giving amateurs the opportunity to keep animals. Petsitter is a real profession, and we want, through Petzone, to give it the recognition it deserves. What makes you unique? Petzone is the only 100% free platform, “all in one” bringing together all the tools essential to the everyday life of a pet owner, and I think that’s what makes us unique. In addition, Petzone is the first 100% free professional petsitting platform in France, so you can leave your animals to people you trust, who have diplomas, experience and are insured, and nowadays it’s not insignificant, because animal welfare is really at the center of everyone’s concerns. Votre business model When I created Petzone, I really wanted to offer members of the community to which I belong, pet owners, a free tool because I did not endorse this parallel market that took advantage of people’s distress. Of course, I have monetization ideas, which will not have a direct impact on the user, but at the moment that is not the point, we are really focusing on improving our application and acquiring new members, money is not at the center of our concerns, at the moment, although with the arrival of investors, we could speed up the process and implement a monetization more quickly. Who are your competitors? Nos concurrents au niveau de la Petalert sont: “Petalert France” qui opère sur Facebook, “AnimaLost” application mobile, “SOS Pets&Co” application mobile etc…Concernant le Petsitting, nos concurrents sont: Holidog, Animaute, mon-bibou, Rover etc… ( il y’en as beaucoup sur le marché mais ils ne sont pas professionnels). Your website https://petzone.co/

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New OnePlus 9RT: Specs, launch date, colors revealed

OnePlus hasn’t said how much RAM the 9 RT will feature, however Geekbench has shown that it will sport 12GB of RAM. However, an 8GB variant will almost certainly be available.

Shenzhen [China]: The OnePlus 9 RT’s launch date and specifications have been revealed by OnePlus ahead of its official announcement.

According to GSM Arena, the OnePlus 9 RT will go on sale in China on October 13, or next week.
Although the new OnePlus smartphone will be unveiled in China first, it is expected to make its way to India as well. In India, the OnePlus 9 RT has yet to be announced.

The Snapdragon 888 SoC will power the OnePlus 9 RT, which will be paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. It will have a 120Hz E4 screen and a 4,500mAh battery that will charge at 65W. The primary camera on the 9 RT will be 50 megapixels.

OnePlus hasn’t said how much RAM the 9 RT will feature, however Geekbench has shown that it will sport 12GB of RAM. However, an 8GB variant will almost certainly be available.

The phone maker also revealed that the 9 RT will be available in two colour options: black and grey, and that pre-orders will begin on October 13 in China, with the first sale on October 19.

We’re still four days away from the launch, so expect more information regarding the OnePlus 9 RT in the days leading up to it.

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Meaning of CEO, COO, CFO, CIO, CTO and CMO: Calling each executive by name

The adoption of business terms and technicalities from English-speaking organizations is increasingly widespread, and acronyms that describe executive positions are often favorites when used by those responsible for the areas of the company. The use of acronyms such as CEO, COO, CIO, CTO and CMO has become widespread, both in more traditional organizations such as startups and other technology-based companies.

But what is the meaning of these acronyms?

If we pay careful attention to its definition, we will see that the meaning of CEO and the rest of the management figures of companies are much simpler than you thought.

What is the CEO of a company?

The CEO of a company is the acronym corresponding to the acronym for Chief Executive Officer, which in Spain we usually know as CEO or Executive Director. He is the head of administrative management and direction in the company.

Who is the COO?

It comes from the Chief Operating Officer and can be translated as Director of Operations or Chief of Operations, responsible for the daily operations of the company such as production, logistics, etc.

What does CFO stand for in English?

CFO is the abbreviation for Ch IEF Financial Officer. In our business culture it corresponds to the Chief Financial Officer and his responsibility is the economic and financial planning of the company based on the objectives established by the board of directors, generally made up of those responsible for each area that we are analyzing in this post.

What is the CIO of a company?

It comes from the acronym for Chief Information Officer. Their role is attributed to the person responsible for the company’s information technology systems and usually falls into different professional profiles depending on the organization’s structure. Thus, the position of CIO may be the counterpart of the systems manager, although there is ambiguity in its implementation and it is often confused with the CTO, which we explain below.

What does the acronym CTO stand for?

It is the abbreviation of Chief Technology Officer and it is usual to give it the same treatment as the system manager in an erroneous way by many companies. The main difference is that while the CIO is responsible for the company’s information services at the process level and from the planning point of view, the CTO is the technical person in charge of the development and correct operation of the information systems from the point of view of execution.

What is a CMO in a company?

It corresponds to the acronym of Chief Marketing Officer and its translation in our business language is that of Marketing Director as the head of sales and product development, among other functions.

Its application in practice is different according to the structure of each organization, and there may be various combinations in the hierarchy of these executive positions. In general, the meaning of CEO of the company falls on the highest part of the organization and has as subordinates the executives responsible for each area, who report directly to this CEO to make his decisions. However, in other organizational models, the position of CEO held by its president as the visible image in communication and public relations of the company, delegating the highest decision-making authority to the COO.

The meaning of CEO extends

This definition nomenclature of executive positions in companies does not end here. Many of these terms did not exist a few years ago, and the increasing specialization of departments in large organizations gives rise to new positions, which after the meaning of CEO and the other positions that we have seen evolve into new figures such as the CSO (Chief Science Officer), CCO (Chief Commercial Officer), CLO (Chief Legal Officer) among many other definitions of executive positions.

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Coworking: Need or Opportunity?

Many times when it comes to undertaking we see that there are a great multitude of impediments that stop our initiative.

One of the most obvious, especially in times of crisis, is financing. That is why a work modality called coworking has proliferated in Spain for a few years. But what is coworking?

The foundation of coworking is to bring together professionals from different fields in the same space where they can develop their activity, which means significant cost savings. In other words, it’s like having roommates with whom you share expenses.

Surely, you have heard a friend talk about a coworking space, collaborative work, cost savings, … So far great, but the philosophy that underlies this type of work is even broader. The work tends to be increasingly multidisciplinary and many times, as entrepreneurs , we cannot cover the requests of a potential client.

We are going to put an example. Let’s imagine that we are a freelance professional specialized in Online Marketing and we have several accounts as a Community Manager.

As you are self-employed, but you are not motivated either by being in your pajamas all day locked at home listening to music, or worse, some gossip program that they give in the morning on TV – not to mention going to work in a library where the WIFI is slower than on your first Smartphone – you decide to try a coworking space where you have all the comforts for a small price and from which you can always “run away” if things don’t go well for you.

One fine day comes the opportunity to create a Social Media plan for a company. Within this Plan the creation of a corporate blog, the creation of videos,… to which you obviously answer: “no problem!” Is contemplated, since it is an opportunity that you cannot miss.

Once you dismiss the client, you sit in your chair and a cold sweat starts to run down your forehead thinking “now how do I do all this?”

From its programming, database creation, corporate identity creation … to the creation of promotional videos and a long etcetera.

Suddenly you raise your head like a meerkat in the African savannah and you see Nika, that nice girl who is a web designer and a little further on you see Alfon, that “compi” with whom you go out for beer on Fridays when you finish ” currar ”and it turns out that in addition to working as an illustrator, he has a hobby which is making videos, especially for his friends, and on top of that, it’s really good!

Et voilá! You already have a fully qualified team to carry out your project… and who knows if a future company. This idea is what underlies the coworking philosophy : Being able to create flexible collaborative environments that adapt to the needs of projects or clients.

Obviously, cooperative work has its advantages and disadvantages. Creating a multidisciplinary team for a project can be complicated, since managing the team is not an easy task when the participants do not share a mutual philosophy or common goals. Therefore, it is important to create a team that complements each other both on a human and professional level, and above all that wants to move the project forward.

From my own experience, if you want to develop your own project and do not have funding , it is better to make it very clear to the participants the delivery times and what their role in the team is. Otherwise, you will end up spending more time trying to coordinate people than working directly on your project.
“Luck is what happens when preparation and opportunity meet and merge.” Voltaire

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