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?:

 

Concept Name

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.

 

Status Quo

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.

 

Competition

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.

 

Solution

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.

 

Revenue Model

Can U Dig It would collect a percentage of each transaction processed in the app.

 

Which platform would you like to launch your app on?

iPhone

 

Which category best describes your app?

Business