Can U Dig It?
|Name: Ben Haller
NYU affiliation: Stern
NYU status: Graduate
|Did you enter last year?: No
Do you have any teammates?: No
How many, including yourself?:
Can U Dig It?
High Concept Statement
Can U Dig it allows millions of New Yorkers to get on the road and out of the snow without ever picking up a shovel.
City residents that park their cars on the street overnight are forced to dig out their vehicles out from piled up snow every winter. This requires residents of cramped apartments to store snow shovels, wake up early, and spend precious time rushing to free up their only means of transportation.
Street parkers can either shovel their cars themselves or look for others to assist them on the street. Often, it seems vehicle owners simply opt for the ‘let it melt and accrue parking tickets’ strategy in NYC. Task Rabbit is a potential competitor, however the app’s UI is broad and not tailored to this task specifically.
Can U Dig It would save customers more time and money than existing options. The app’s interface would allow frictionless efficient scheduling and competitive rates. Digging out one’s own car requires time, storage space, and physical strain. Garages would be a more costly option and are frequently not located near residences.
Can U Dig It would collect a percentage of each transaction processed in the app.
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