Harbor Dispatch | October 2023 | Grants, New Apps, Product + Ecosystem Updates

Harbor Dispatch - Oct 2023

It’s that spooky time of the year again – Welcome to the October edition of Harbor Dispatch! This edition, we’ve jam-packed it with several new apps on Harbor App Marketplace, locker deployments, new product releases, and the app ecosystem updates and insights you can’t get enough of.

Congrats to Our Latest Ecosystem Development Grant Cohort Recipients! πŸ₯³

A round of applause for our latest startup recipients who are set to receive our Ecosystem Development Grant Acceptance Award with over $100,000 to the Next Round of Startups; Nytch, Ship Safe Network and Pantry Plus to receive up to $50,000 and be available on the Harbor Network. The Ecosystem Development Grant program provides these companies and developers opportunities to build and maximize their business through Harbor Lockers on-demand public marketplace locker network.

Nytch: An E-commerce app catering to secondhand businesses and savvy shoppers. Download Nytch

Pantry Plus: Providing college students with access to essential brand name food, medicine, and hygiene items right from their campus pantry.

Ship Safe Network: Revolutionizing drop-off, storage, and pick-up services for merchants, retailers, and locker providers at scale. Download Ship Safe Network

TechCrunch Disrupt | San Francisco, CAπŸ“

TechCrunch Disrupt was an absolute blast! We had the privilege of engaging with brilliant entrepreneurs, founders, and developers who were eager to build our Marketplace Network. Plus, we had the pleasure of sampling some goodies with none other than Placement CEO, Alexander Hejazi and joined by our newest startup duo, SirDarryl Roundtree and Bill Snow from Ship Safe Network. And our own Dardo Sordi all the way from Argentina! πŸ™‚

A huge shoutout to everyone who joined us for the event! Stay tuned for details on our next exciting event (hint: see bottom of this email πŸ˜‰).

Relai Unveils Two New Apps! πŸ₯³

Hold on to your seats – Relai just launched not one, but two more groundbreaking apps! Bringing their total to Three built on the Harbor Platform.

Relai, a hyperlocal logistics platform operating on Harbor, is dedicated to creating environmentally friendly last-mile solutions that empower both shoppers and merchants within their local communities. Their recent launches, the Merchant and Shopper apps, have revolutionized the way people shop and receive deliveries.

Merchant: Relai’s latest app allows you to effortlessly sell products locally and drop them off at convenient Exchange Zones. Create your merchant account and manage products today at https://merchant.relai.us/.

Shopper: The Shopper app enables you to shop from local merchants and conveniently pick up your orders from nearby Exchange Zones. Shopping made it easy!

Build Your Startup with Harbor Webinar πŸš€

Mark your calendars for October 27th, 2023, 3PM EST / 12PM PST, because we’re hosting a special event just for you! Whether you’re an entrepreneur, innovator, or developer, this is your chance to learn how to scale your app using Harbor’s marketplace locker network, integrate with our API + SDK, explore various use cases, and discover customer experiences.

To secure your spot, register for this event here ➑️ https://harborlockers.com/resources/build-on-harbor/

🚒 Harbor Console | New Developer Tool to Manage Your Sandbox Towers

πŸ”Ž Realtime Tower Visibility: View and oversee your sandbox towers with details such as ID, location, and status.

πŸͺ„ Management Features: Reset events, release lockers, and delve into tower specifics.

Changelog Updates

πŸ‘·πŸΎ Improved management tower status for pre-deployment and retirement

πŸ“² Bug fix to signed token time management causing invalid pickups

πŸ“Different tower models now can co-exist at the same location

πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’» Improved data management to track history and firmware versions

Check it all out here: https://harborlockers.com/changelog/

CES 2024 | Meet Us in Vegas!

Stay tuned for our upcoming event at CES 2024! Come meet us at our booth January 9th-12th and be part of the future of smart, secure, and convenient solutions.

Here is a recap from CES 2023 last year in case you missed it!

πŸ‘‹ Welcome Aboard to the Harbor Crew!

Thrilled to welcome Dylan Bozarth, Support Engineer, and Leo Bianchi, our Backend Engineer! Your skills will supercharge our developer-first platform. Let’s disrupt and build!

Join Builders Community πŸ§‘β€πŸ’»

Getting Started Harbor Documentation API Reference – Our documentation and API are available on our website, making it easy for developers to integrate our lockers into their projects. πŸ“²

Community Forums: https://community.harborlockers.com/

Harbor Documentation: https://docs.harborlockers.com/

API Reference: https://api.harborlockers.com/sdk/docs

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For all the latest updates, releases, and exclusive insights, follow us on our social platforms! πŸš€

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Harboring an idea?πŸ’‘

On-demand public marketplace locker network infrastructure built for developers and organizations to improve efficiency by providing alternative drop off, storage, pick up services at scale.

Your own native app experience to interact with your customers via your apps.

Fast and easy: Harbor Connect SDK you can add to any app and access lockers

Hardware-as-a-service: No need to buy, install or support lockers. Pay per use.

Open locker network: Access locker anywhere and everywhere whenever you want. Instantly Available. Infinitely scalable.

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