SOFTWARE developer Ground Six is enabling businesses to track quotes and converted sales with its first app product.
The Newcastle firm launched its SalesJump app on the App Store last week, and is currently planning to release five products into the market this year.
The software developer was set up by Paul Slater, and Roy and Martin Stanley in February to deliver a range of web-based product ideas. It aims to create products which can be viable and sustainable businesses in their own right.
And it is open to hearing from people with digital product ideas on the hunt for support and investment.
Paul Slater said: “We’re only interested in products that have the potential to go global. You don’t have to be in Silicon Valley to launch global products that can change the way people interact with technology.”
SalesJump is a free app designed for salespeople which allows them to track quotes and sales, allowing them to make prompt and effective commercial decisions. Martin Stanley said: “What excites us is making products that are simple yet able to make life easier for our users. This is something we’re sticking to as we look to release a suite of business applications, as well as others, over the coming year.”
The company features four developers and two apprentices from Newcastle College, and Sarah Armstrong has been brought on board as a director to focus on business development and bringing products to market.
“Web and mobile is an exciting marketplace to be in right now, everyone has an interest in the next big thing,” said Armstrong. “Thanks to the level of private investment we’ve secured, we now have all of the resources in place to achieve something really exciting.
“We see no reason why the next Google or Facebook shouldn’t come out of the North East.”
Ground Six have received support from Sunderland Software City, including help to find its recent recruits.
David Dunn, chief executive of Sunderland Software City, said: “What has impressed us most about Ground Six has been its focus on finding entrepreneurial staff that can really take the business forward, something we were happy to have helped out with.”