Please find my venture pitch in the videos below. My venture is geared towards students with special needs. I have pitched it to professionals who work with children diagnosed with Autism, but the App can be used for children with down syndrome or any type of special needs. The App is called MyStory and it is used to teach students social and life skills that I hope will be able to assist children to live an independent life.
Elevator 1 minute Pitch
Venture Pitch for MyStory App
Thank you for watching and I look forward to your feedback.
I have been mulling this idea over for the last three years. As you can see, I have done some ground work in terms of creating a few of the social narratives and having posted them on teacherpayteachers already. I have sold the stories and received many glowing user feedback on my account.
Having to think for this project, I moved the social story from the old medium of paper/ink books to a more modern approach, creating an App. Most users nowadays will search for resources online, and an App will just as quickly pop up as a book, so I do feel this is the right direction. The weakness lies in what I pointed out before, the very niche market of special needs students.
This resource may help those who have intellectual disabilities or diagnosis such as Autism, but casting a wider net will still lead to only a slightly larger percentage. With no experience with App building, I will need to hire a developer that can create a user experience that will lead to them wishing to buy another story. The best thing I have going right now is that within the last three years, nothing has appeared on the market like MyStory…yet.
I hope I will be launching this app in the next 24th months.