convinum is a technology start-up company based in Wiesbaden, Germany.
The company focuses its activities on the development of a modern wine internet-based platform for businesses and end-consumers.
convinum presents the idea to bring the fragmented wine industry and its branches (travelling, events etc.) together on a single, open platform. The focus is primarily on its mobile usage.
convinum aims to offer an all-encompassing, modern wine platform. The knowledge of wine on the net is focused and made available to all users, stationary and on the go.
The concept is based on four main elements:
- a social network being the foundation
- a marketplace
- a wine navigation tool with intelligent
- and an online wine- and lifestyle-magazine.
Through the dialogue enabled by a social network, companies in the industry and its end-consumers are brought together in a mutually beneficial way, with opportunities for B2C and B2B transactions.
With the wine navigation and its intelligent geographical services, users can get information directly on their phone, get guides to nearby point of interests and arrange spontaneous meetings with other users in the area.
From space to industry
convinum is planning to incorporate several geographical (and as such satellite- and space-related) services into the wine navigation online tool which represents a core part of the platform.
Applications who offer concrete added value on the go are particularly popular. To accommodate these customer preferences and needs and to overcome the various challenges associated with the realization and implementation of these features, convinum will be supported by ESA and its engineer’s expertise.
Users will have new opportunities of interaction with geographical services available to them which do not exist in this sector so far.
convinum as an internet-platform will be present in the mobile as well as the stationary wine market on the internet.
Because of convinum’s structure as a navigational service combined with a sales platform, e-magazine and a social network, users are offered a significantly added value in comparison to past internet presences around the topic of wine.
convinum is targeting the private end-consumer as well as the wine industry (wine makers, wine merchants, wine tourism etc.).
ESA Business Incubation
convinum is under incubation at ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Darmstadt, Germany, since August 2011. The project is currently in the conceptualization and consolidation phase.
The funding and technical support of ESA will enable the development of ambitious, powerful and intuitive geographical services.
The synergy effects of the incubation will help convinum in other areas of development during the realization of this project as well.
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Last update: 18 October 2011