Hello, Satoshi clubbers Another AMA took place in Satoshi Club and we would like to introduce to you the AMA session with our friends from Opher. Our guest was Omar Nabil, CEO and Founder of Opher. The AMA took place on 9th February.
The AMA session was divided into 3 parts with a total crypto reward pool of 500$
In this AMA Recap we will try to summarise the most interesting points for you.
Part 1 — introduction and questions from the Telegram community
Mary | Satoshi Club: Hello Satoshi Club! We are happy to announce our AMA session with Opher! Welcome to Satoshi Club
D. | Satoshi Club: hello everyone!
our guest today @nab1992 ! hello! nice to see you in Satoshi club!
Omar Nabil: Thanks for the greetings everyone! it’s a pleasure to be here
Mary | Satoshi Club: Hello, Omar Nabil! Happy to see you here
How was your day?
Omar Nabil: it’s great! hope you’re doing fine too
Mary | Satoshi Club: Of course
so, let’s start our AMA!
Omar Nabil: Superb
Mary | Satoshi Club: And as usually we will start it with intro
Please, introduce yourself and tell us more about Opher
Omar Nabil: This is Omar Nabil, CEO, and Founder of Opher, It’s a pleasure running this AMA together today, and I’m totally excited to share with your community what Opher is all about
What is Opher? We’re a subscription-based app that connects you with your favorite brands and platforms in which you need to continually be informed with its news, and Opher keeps you updated with the latest offers and deals in the form of push-notifications, so you don’t miss a thing at all!
D. | Satoshi Club: sounds good! it should be very convenient
Mary | Satoshi Club: It’s interesting! But can you tell us why you need blockchain for this?
Omar Nabil: Of course, We want to bring convenience to everyday users and merchants, and simplify the experience for them
Blockchain is needed for this project for security reasons and to keep the user’s data base safe and help design a better app for them based on their requirements
Mary | Satoshi Club: It makes sense
How old is Opher project?
Omar Nabil: We are working on the demo that will be public during April this year, and we hope to have the app launched this June
Mary | Satoshi Club: When did you start to work on it?
D. | Satoshi Club: not too long to wait
Omar Nabil: We have started working on it two months ago
Mary | Satoshi Club: Got it! Young but fast developing project
Thank you for your introduction! Ready to start with the questions from our community?
Omar Nabil: yes, time is of utmost importance to us
D. | Satoshi Club: let’s start!
Q1 from Telegram user @Unknown_Mark
I saw on you website that Opher is my everyday-app that alerts me about deals and offers from local and worldwide restaurants and stores, Can you please tell me how this function will work? I mean what should I do to keep up with all the offers from all the restaurants and stores ? Thanks
Omar Nabil: Of course, the process is quite simple! After you download the app and subscribe to the channels you want to remain linked to, you are notified accordingly in that sequence, We believe that Opher would have hundreds of partners in our network from various retailers, brands, and websites, but, of course, you will not receive any of these alerts, only the ones you have shown interest in and have gladly followed.
Hope this made things clearer
Mary | Satoshi Club: Do we already have such kind if projects in blockchain industry? I mean your competitors?
Omar Nabil: We don’t believe there are other platforms that include everything from stores, restaurants, e-commerce as well as blockchain and crypto-related platforms, to have it as a one-stop app for all news, that’s what makes Opher special
Mary | Satoshi Club: Wow, i remember someone called this ‘blue ocean’ strategy
Ready to proceed?
Omar Nabil: Yep, Let’s go!
Q2 from Telegram user @stevefix56
Opher offers wide range benefits from instant communication finding deals and offers from favorite brands. Am concerned about Opher team. What is the capacity of your team? Considering the volume of stores available worldwide. how will your team integrate updates on these stores. How do Opreh get funds in running of the app?
Omar Nabil: Merchants and partners are the ones responsible for releasing updates and news on our app to be received into your phones, and about the team, It’s a great time that can make a great app, and bring up great ideas always, therefore we always make sure to hire qualified individuals who show great interest in what we are creating, We also plan on acquiring international merchants and partners, that’s why our team is quite diversified and special
Mary | Satoshi Club: You have international team, right?
Omar Nabil: We have private investors and are working on it, as our token sale receivables will all be in locked liquidity
D. | Satoshi Club: please, tell us about your team. how many people working on Opher app at the moment?
Omar Nabil: We are 8 team members at the moment and ofcourse we will be expanding our team members
Mary | Satoshi Club:
Thank you for your answers! Ready to jump to the next question?
Omar Nabil: sure
Q3 from Telegram user @meml97
Opher is a subscription based app, but it offers quite a lot of things that other free apps offers, so, how are you planning to convince people to pay their subscription to Opher? How are you going to make them believe that you are their best choice no matter if they have to pay for it or not? Speaking of, how will this subscription be, how much do we have to pay?
Omar Nabil: The application is for free! to all users and merchants, but there are some extra special features that token holders will be able to do in our app, giving them more benefits, As for Opher’s token, is created to simplify the use of the application and give more options to its holders, once issued and bought, users can utilize the token in many ways like:
1. Subscribe and follow as many shops, brands, and channels as they want.
2. An infinite number of push notifications are issued from the categories they follow and are interested in
3. To compile the sales and offers inside the application itself, in a special list to be easily found and revisited
4. In addition to being updated with notifications from the website or store that are announced by the partner or merchant itself, the token’s holders can receive coupons and special codes designed by our team exclusively for those owning any amount of the tokens.
D. | Satoshi Club: got it! nice benefits for token holders!
by the way, which blockchain you use for your app? is it one of the existing blockchains or your own?
Omar Nabil: We are using Ethereum
Mary | Satoshi Club: Yes, token holders will really benefit
Which supply will you have? How tokens will be distributed?
Omar Nabil: We will release all the info needed on the token sale in an article on our medium, so stay tuned
D. | Satoshi Club: are you not afraid gas fees? or you app will solve/avoid this problem?
Mary | Satoshi Club: Got it! Will definitely follow your updates!
Omar Nabil: we have nothing to do with gas fees, the app is for free, there won’t be any transactions needed for users
D. | Satoshi Club: understood, thanks
ready for the next question?
Omar Nabil: yes
Q4 from Telegram user @alice_wonderland12
Opher plans to be in touch with several centralized brands, do you plan to have a role in DeFi? If you do, how will you be able to manage the fact of including centralized peers while keeping the market place decentralized?
Omar Nabil: We do not have a role in DeFi, it has nothing to do with the app
Mary | Satoshi Club: You know, it’s very fashionable now to use DeFi or NFT
D. | Satoshi Club: so you not planning any actions in DeFi direction?
Omar Nabil: Nope
Mary | Satoshi Club: Understand! Thanks!
Ready to go to the next question?
Omar Nabil: yes
D. | Satoshi Club: let’s do this!
Q5 from Telegram user @Highpee
Push Notification is more appreciated when it is relevant and necessary. Just as we have in email services where spam message are filtered from important ones, will Opher have a way of ensuring that the notifications that are pushed to users are relevant? Does your service control how users are notified and can user themselves control and customise the notification pushed to them such as the type, frequency or set priority?
Omar Nabil: Push notifications are a golden ticket for some brands, but sometimes they get to be annoying if don’t get to the right audience, We are here to make things easier for people, not harder
bear in mind that the audience has willingly downloaded the app, and is ready to receive notifications from their favorite stores to which they have subscribed, as long as we don’t misuse this push-notifications special feature, by sending them out to every store’s or platform’s subscribers, instead of sending a mass bulk of notifications randomly.
Mary | Satoshi Club: Will you control the number of notifications which stores will send?
Because even one store can be annoying
Omar Nabil: We will do our best to make it as organized as possible and make sure that merchants and partners to not spam their users even if they have subscribed to them
Mary | Satoshi Club: Great!
Ready for the 6th and last question from this part?
Omar Nabil: yepp
Q6 from Telegram user @AmirJosh
So far, how many companies and subscribers already registered on Opher App? Is there any special promo right now to attract new subs and clients?
Omar Nabil: We are working on acquiring more and more partners everyday, to attract our users and other merchants, we have closed the deal with several partners that we will announce very soon!
D. | Satoshi Club: you mentioned that we will see your demo in April, will it be for everyone, every person be able to download and test it?
Omar Nabil: Yes definiteley!
Mary | Satoshi Club: So, we are waiting for news from you
Omar Nabil: great to hear that
D. | Satoshi Club: btw do you prepare any bonuses for early users/adopters?
Omar Nabil: Ofcourse
Mary | Satoshi Club: In the same time our members are waiting for live part to ask you some questions
ready for it?
Omar Nabil: Let’s go! can’t wait to hear your questions
D. | Satoshi Club: thank you for answers in part 1! @nab1992 we will open chat for 2 minutes, after chat wil be closed — you can start select questions from Satoshi Сlub members!
Mary | Satoshi Club: Let’s go
Part 2 — live questions from the Telegram community
Q1 from Telegram user @ Gutike95
Can any type of product really be found on Opher? They can publish both real estate and contracts of various services?
Omar Nabil: Yep! any platform or merchant that wants to update their users with news and offers, can become a part of Opher’s partners networks
Q2 from Telegram user @Giniwhite
Can users customize Opher services in such a way that only the notifications of their interest reach them?
Omar Nabil: Of course, Users can customize and have a personalized experience through Opher, as they get to choose which partners they want to subscribe to, follow, and which categories are of their interest
Q3 from Telegram user @dumpspump
Are you thinking about more use cases for your application like maybe news services?
Omar Nabil: Yep! Users do not only get notified with deals and offers, actually, most of the time merchants and partners want to notify their audience with generic news, events, and more, so we need to make that possible for both the users and merchants to stay as connected as possible!
Q4 from Telegram user @leixagarcia
Do I have to be a brand to advertise something on Opher? Is it not possible to advertise a particular course through this medium? Would it work even if people didn’t know me?
We want to make it possible to all brands, however small or big they are, whatever their scale is, to be able to reach their audience and connect with them in a great way, so ofcourse, such brands will get the recognition they need through Opher
Q5 from Telegram user @AirdropAMA
COVID-19 led to a series of lockdown that has had crippling effects on so many projects. What effect has it had on your hardworking team, the project itself and it’s roadmap? Will the new wave have any negative effect on this project?
Omar Nabil: We believe that all businesses are directing their efforts to being online and reaching their audiences worldwide during the Covid-19 pandemic, and we believe that Opher will greatly help keep the users safe during such times of crisis by checking every offer and deal online, instead of relying on visiting stores physically
Q6 from Telegram user @AugusS7
Will all associated products in Opher have to be from a specific location or country? or really which world trade can associate or publish their content with Opher?
Omar Nabil: Opher is a world-wide application that will allow all users around the world connect with any partner around the world, it’s not restricted to any specific country!
Q7 from Telegram user @Xusuo
Beside notification about offer and deal, do you have plan to make other feature for Opher project? If yes what is your new development?
Omar Nabil: We believe that this app will open the doors to many new opportunities, features, and exciting news for the community, we are always working our efforts into creating something quite extraordinary, and we will announce news and updates every while, so stay alerted!
Q8 from Telegram user @Prof_Rz
Facebook and Instagram usually use the information of the users to give recommendations of stores according to their interests. What differences does Opher bring in terms of privacy?
Omar Nabil: The privacy of our users is very important to us, and it always be, therefore, users will get to choose which platforms they want and need to follow, instead of acquiring any data about their preferences in an illegal way, we want them to customize their experience and navigate through the app with no worries at all!
Q9 from Telegram user @Gbasdfg
Is there more benefits as a Merchant than an user by using Opher? Who is your Main Target?
Omar Nabil: There are many benefits for being an Opher merchant, some of them are:
Additional revenue stream
Attract new customers
More visibility through Opher
More repeat business from all customers, and ofcourse many more, follow our website and check our whitepaper to see how we could greatly help both users and merchants
Q10 from Telegram user @Manugotsuka
The Opher website have a section to “Merchants” so apart of be an notification project it’s also a e-commerce website too?
Omar Nabil: No, we are not an ecommerce website, we are only here to connect both worlds, the users and brands and create a thrilling experience for both!
Part 3 — Quiz Results
As usual, for the third part, Satoshi Club Team asked the chat 4 questions about the crypto project. A link to a Quiz form was sent into the chat.
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