|Name: Yi Shuen Lim
NYU affiliation: Arts and Sciences
NYU status: Undergraduate
|Did you enter last year?: No
Do you have any teammates?: Yes
How many, including yourself?: 2
High Concept Statement
Group scheduling app. Visualize common free time in a calendar to schedule meetups/hangouts amongst group members, maximizing the social utility of your free time.
This app eliminates the issue of asymmetric information when finding free time to meet people. College friends who all have different class schedules.
Google Calendar, Doodle; People now use the competitors, but the existing apps have a very mechanical, tedious methodology to find common free time. Requires cross-checking on both/all parties’ sides. These current apps are also not ideal for repeated meetups.
Easing the scheduling process & also promotes socializing. A much more streamlined and visual process of matching available time slots.
Ads; Or possibly create partnerships with local F&B or activity-based establishments to offer promotions if you have your meetups there. Receive a “commission” from user transactions at these establishments.
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