We had the good fortune of connecting with Josh C. Kline and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Josh, how does your business help the community?
HaveNeed is the first multiparty consumer barter platform for goods and services. We help people by empowering them to acquire goods and services by using their own goods and skills. By creating barter loops of up to 5 people each, we create barter options for people that were not previously possible.
Even before the pandemic, there were billions of people around the world who lacked easy access to currency and banking institutions, although many had smartphones and internet access. have|need can empower these people to have a higher quality of life. And since the pandemic created mass economic displacement, HaveNeed can be used as one of the tools to help people get by in these incredibly difficult times.
Additionally, by creating a way for people to exchange goods instead of discarding them, HaveNeed keeps these goods out of landfills and in this way is a benefit to our environment.
HaveNeed’s motto is “leveling the playing field for those in need“, and right now that’s a lot of people...