Claim it! wants to be Instagram for free products
Marketing is expensive so Ali Abdullah wants to cut out the middlemen.
His app, Claim it!, relaunched this week with the goal of connecting people with companies or individuals looking to give stuff away for free.
“Our concept is they can promote whatever they love by just giving people something,” said founder and CEO Ali Abdullah. He previously worked as a software engineer at Google but later ended up homeless for a few months. That’s how the idea for Claim it! came to fruition.
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