Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University

The Marketplace

Capacity

Founder:

Lee Quinn

Sports Coaching (2018)
Founded:
2017
Outline:

Capacity is an iOS and Android app that makes organising a night out easier – whilst supporting businesses in their staff and stock planning.

The app provides real-time information about how busy local bars, restaurants and clubs are so that users can make informed decisions about where to head for the evening.

It also offers directions as well as information about nearby parking. A mutually beneficial partnership with a local taxi company means that booking a cab is also easy – and the app goes out to 10,000 Ashley David Taxis’ customers each week.

Using the Capacity clicker system, businesses are able to keep tabs on how busy they are at specific times in the week. Developing a clear picture of their popular periods is a big help to SMEs, allowing them to plan staffing and stock levels accordingly.

The app is currently available for Loughborough and Leicester – and will soon make going out in Liverpool easier too.

It has been a fantastic experience setting up Capacity with Haydn and Rob, taking it from an idea to a limited company. With the continued support of the University, I can really see Capacity reach its full potential.