Mobile Apps: Dollar Signs In The Mirror?

One of the coolest stories I’ve heard of a mobile app developer who had his moment of revelation. Of course, we all know the mobile applications space is thriving. One story of an app developer from London by the name of Kosta Elefthrious, is the perfect example of how ideas for these little moneymakers can come out of nowhere. In an article I found written by David Parsley, a freelance writer, I found myself mesmerized by this unique story. Click here to view the full article.

Parsley explains, “For some time he’d been trying to dream up an application for iPhone users. It did not need to be useful, just fun and money spinning. Then, after months of getting nowhere he had his Eureka moment when he wiped at his steamed up bathroom mirror. Just seven days later he had built the iSteam app.  It creates steam on your iPhone and then, as you wipe it away, squeaks like your bathroom mirror would. In just four months this one app has netted him £40,000 and he’s now working on a whole host of new apps to create his first million”. This is a perfect example of how a simple mobile app idea can be life changing. Don’t think too hard, and don’t forget to keep your eyes open for opportunities wherever you are.

Glenn Michael
Glenn Michael

Former Research Associate at OpenView Venture Partners, Glenn Michael is now the Founder of Key of G Clothing and the Director of Operations of Studio 52.
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