AN ONLINE MARKET PLACE FOR
Students have to navigate through a number of different channels to find what
they may be looking for
Everything is scattered, either online or on campus (disorganized
No outlet for CUNY students to buy or sell to one another leaves books and
equipment lying around and losing value after completing its purpose
Students are not recognizing talents of their peers leading to a missed
opportunity for them to learn from one another ( tutoring , homework help)
A localized network designed exclusively for CUNY students to buy, sell, and
exchange everything from books to ideas.
Simplicity of posting and searching by school and category, no need to
hassle yourself with an unorganized bulletin board.
The email exchange allows both students to communicate and find a time
to meet with one another on campus.
A one stop shop for all of there college needs.
How Are Students Obtaining Textbooks?
• UNISOOQ utilizes an email verification system,
ensuring users that they will be dealing directly
with a CUNY student.
• Students can both make and save MONEY on
books or school equipment they no longer need.
• Meeting on campus makes it CONVENIENT for
students to gather school necessities.
• UNISOOQ promotes SAFETY, giving students the
opportunity to meet in schools and only meet
with other students.
the Smart Pitch
UNISOOQ currently has 4200 registered
users using the website. An increase in
users will mean greater potential for
(USERS = $$$)
Leveraging credibility of schools and its
academic focus in order to entice corporate
sponsors. Baruch College for example is a
strong business school. We can reach out to
big business interested in potential interns or
employees to sponsor our site in order to find
Working with corporations to sponsor pages
on our website. Primary focus is corporations
that can provide an immediate need to
college students (Chase Bank, Starbucks, Dell,
Contact local markets or restaurants to offer
special promotions using our website.
Each school has its own dedicated page,
therefore sponsors can ensure there ad will
be seen by students whose business they will
-Preparing legal terms and conditions
-Preparing company operating agreement
-Tracks any potential suspicious activity on the site
-Monitors the website for any potential
discriminatory posts and takes them down
-Responsible for protecting our users from fraud or
Advertising Materials: Pens, T-Shirts, Mugs, Post
Cards, Notepads, etc.
Social Media Marketing Team
DEVELOPMENT & MAINTENANCE
- Primary development costs have already been paid
-Monthly changes and server space
*Estimated cost for one full year of operations
Registered UNISOOQ Users Since
Fall 2013 Launch
Sep-13 Oct-13 Nov-13 Dec-13 Jan-14 Feb-14
Number of Users
Number of Users
to name change
Expansion to the four
universities listed above by
Plan to expand to all
the Tri-State area by
A national expansion
across the U.S in the
next 5 years
UNISOOQ was created by current and former CUNY students.
Abe Qunbar – Brooklyn College Grad; handles the day to day of running the site
•Fun Fact: deludes himself into believing the Knicks will be relevant again
Khalid Qunbar – Enrolled at Baruch: responsible for networking and marketing
•Fun Fact: firmly believes he is smarter than Mark Zuckerberg.
Abdul El-Anani – Enrolled at NYC College of Technology; small business expert
Fun Fact : He lifts Things up and puts them down