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Building a fully featured global e-commerce platform in 2 months



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Airshopper is a global platform for international buyers and sellers to connect, an enabler of global shopping. We built a fully featured Inventory Management System together with an iOS app… in 2 months. Here’s how we did it.

Eye on the Prize


We collaborated closely with the Airshopper team, making sure that we were all focused on the main objective - Market Validation. That meant building fast, launching, and iterating. While concentrating on key features, we also compiled a comprehensive roadmap for scalability.

Designing for Speed


Custom animations take longer to build - We designed Airshopper with a simple, clean interface, within native structures, reducing development time while maintaining a high standard of design.

Results


At the end of 2 months, Airshopper was a fully featured platform and ready for launch. Users could sign up as a Shopper and/or a Seller, list multiple products with different designs and sizes, set prices and make transactions. Speed is crucial for building MVPs, because let’s face it, features and business models will change along the way. The only way we know whether something really works is to

Building a Lego House (Age 27+)


Airshopper required a significantly customized management system - There was nothing on the market for it. We built a kick ass lego house, tying in multiple relevant open source libraries; building our own MBaaS instead of building from ground up significantly cut down development time, while still ensuring possibility of scaling in the future.
quickly build it and test it out with real users, before iterating, and we achieved that with close collaboration with Airshopper team, and a keen focus on our combined goals.
“ Working with the team at 2359 Media was great; We were able to quickly launch Airshopper and get market validation. Being so agile also made us focus on key features that would make the biggest impact. “
Sharon Meng
Airshopper Co-founder
“ Working with the team at 2359 Media was great; We were able to quickly launch Airshopper and get market validation. Being so agile also made us focus on key features that would make the biggest impact. “
Sharon Meng
Airshopper Co-founder

Optimising efficiency, driving impact

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Designing an Auntie-Centric Experience

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