Ryan Green tells us about Gridwise, a service that looks to help Uber and Lyft ride sharing drivers become more efficient with more data and crowd sourced tips. We discuss how open drivers are to share information, how alpha lab helped the company grow, and more!
Marcus Jeter of Resus Technologies is looking to change the hair stylist industry by bringing it into your home with the MyStylist application.We talk about the inception, what problem this solves with stylist licensing, and how the Alphalab process helped them launch.
SQWAD is a company looking to change the way we play fantasy sports and providing more engaging play, currently with the WNBA, with up the minute changes that can be made.Find out why they came to Pittsburgh from Portland, Oregon to take part in the Alphalab program that got them off the ground!
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This week on Awesomecast 237, we talk awesome things in technology, including:
Talk with WhoYu Inc. and how their networking application works. 2:58
What to look for in the future with WhoYu and how to learn more about it.
The announcement of a new Pebble. 15:23
IBM and ARM team up so you can build an Internet…of Things. 29:00
Safety for Snapchat for parents. 26:25
Youtube for the kids. 40:15
Digit, the automated savings account, and how it can help you with your finances. 47:18
An iPhone Google Cardboard game in the works?
The Astropad app and how it lets you use the ipad as a sketch board that converts to Mac apps. 55:22
After the show remember to:
Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)
Follow these awesome people on Twitter: John Chichilla (@chilla), COO Nicholas Ferrell and CEO Chase Midler of WhoYu inc (@whoyuincwww.whouinc.com) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). Don’t forget to check out Alphalab.org for great new companies and learn how you can submit your idea!