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Got a great idea for your favorite business? A startup called 9th Dot has created an app where you can share that idea, with potential rewards if your idea actually gets used.

There are plenty of other options for businesses that want to collect customer suggestions. Many of them take the form of crowdsourced “idea” sites like My Starbucks Idea, where users can submit and vote on different ideas.

However, 9th Dot co-founder Jeff Spurlock suggested that those sites aren’t very convenient for most consumers — you might have a great idea when you’re in the store, then forget about it by the time you’re back at your computer. And for most stores, you probably don’t even know what the idea website is. Or you might get a feedback code or link, but who knows if you’ll actually see and respond to it.

With 9th Dot, the goal was…

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