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1. On-demand, subscription car detailing for non-luxury car owners who LOVE the feel of a clean car but HATE taking the time to have it detailed.
2. Come-to-you winter car care. Imagine walking out to your car and it was already scraped off and ready for you. Target would be neighborhood associations and corporate accounts.
Ok, no more cars…
3. Teaching seniors technology. Target would be 30 – 45 year olds as the buyers for their parents.
4. Coaching the mental game. Targeted at slightly above average players who can’t crack it with talent alone. Market is hungry and huge.
5. I hate saying it, but “Uber for beards.” Essentially a personal stylist for people with beards.
6. Health food made from food scraps. Juiceries throw away tons of pulp. There’s money there.
7. Content rating software that scours the Internet and scores content based on several factors.
8. Aroma therapeutic air fresheners targeted at people with PTSD and sleeping disorders. And to make it even sweeter, have it connected to smart sensors that are triggered by heart rate or energy waves (if that’s possible) so that the scents calm you before you know you need it to calm you.
9. Software that can detect patterns of violence and gives officers threat levels before they enter a situation. Not sure if those patterns exist, but this would be effective if they did.
10. Pill bottle caps that remind people to take their pills based on the science behind building habits. If something like this is legal, then it could help eliminate a healthcare costs due to people not taking mess.
11. Software/AI that measures the truthfulness of the news. It’d be something like the software that tests essays for plagiarism.
I’m fascinated by virtual reality. Some people much smarter than me think that VR is the next frontier of exploration, and I have no reason to think they’re off base.
12. Virtual reality space travel. The next best thing to actually going.
13. VR therapy. Could be absolutely huge for all types of therapy.
14. VR meditation. Imagine meditating with monks, but without the monks.
15. VR sports redos. Athletes relive certain plays over and over. That’s awesome when they were good plays. But this would be for the plays we could never get back. Imagine if Bill Buckner could redo that one time the ball went through his legs? On a smaller level, this would be like watching film of a strikeout and be able to change the outcome.
16. Meditation destinations built specifically for fast moving professionals. Think coffee shops for meditation.
17. Growing hops in your neighborhood for the emerging craft beer market. A good friend–and a smart businessman–shared this one with me.
18. Smart mood rings that tell you what your partner is really feeling. They only work when both people are using it. Or maybe this could be used with babies, or people who have a tough time reading emotions.
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