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Mars 2020, le confinement approche. Voilà déjà près de 4 mois que nous travaillons d’arrache pied sur une application mobile, Prebook, avec Rémi, mon associé.

Notre idée ? Faciliter le travail des entreprises qui reçoivent ou se déplacent vers leurs clients, en développant un outil qui élimine le phénomène des “no shows” (non-présentation à un rendez-vous), notamment en restauration. Notre application se présente alors comme un agenda intelligent qui oblige le client final (le client de notre client) à renseigner sa carte bancaire pour pré-réserver son rendez-vous.

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L’avantage de cette solution ? Notre client garde le contrôle sur sa clientèle, et détermine lui même ses conditions de réservation (à la manière d’un booking.com). Il peut choisir de prélever son client à l’avance, de lui fixer des frais d’annulation, mais également des frais de no-show. …


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In August 2010, I received an email from Ryan Graves, the Uber CEO at the time, announcing the team had decided to give me a chance as their third engineer. At the time, Uber — or UberCab, to be more accurate — only had two iOS apps: one for riders and one for partners. Having experience on that still quite recent mobile platform backed by Google, my first task consisted of implementing Uber’s first Android rider app, inspired by the features available on the existing iOS counterpart. At the time, I had no idea it was the beginning of an extraordinary adventure. From 2010 to 2018, from 5 employees to more than 10,000, from one initial city to hundreds, I’ve seen a lot, to say the least. I was part of many mobile app rewrites and helped on several short scale “quick-win” projects, as well as on larger scale, more strategic, system designs. I’ve had inspiring managers and crossed paths with incredibly talented, kind, and humble people, some of whom I consider close friends. …

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Jordan Bonnet

Co-founder @ Prebook | 1st mobile eng @ Uber

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