Challenge4

Homegyms

Similarly, home gyms and equipment have been around before the quarantine. However, I believe this time is different. As people can work from home and spend a lot of time eating in, going to the gym, ...

Netflix Autoplay

This is one that I find fascinating. I am not a Netflix regular, but obviously, during the pandemic streaming services have seen a lot of uptake. What fascinates me about the autoplay button for ̶...

Houseparty

Houseparty is a social media app for the quarantine. Well, its been around before but it has become hugely popular during the quarantine. While I do not think it replaces actual interactions, its a co...

Musician messages

A friend of mine is running a musician-booking service called encore. Obviously, his business has slowed down A LOT since the beginning of the quarantine. To help the musicians on his platform earn an...

YoTribe

YoTribe is an app a friend of mine is developing. It is basically a combination of chatrooms and videochats. Each “circle” in the visualisation is a private videochat room (a la “bre...

Bound

Bound is the answer to the market-need for mid-tier transportation between NYC and Boston. Bound operates a series of Tesla SUV’s which allow riders to buy seats (priced at $100 or $79 for the b...

Instacart

Instacart allows users to place orders from their local grocery stores to be picked up and delivered by one of their drivers. Users can also sign up to become independent contractors through the servi...

Via

Via is a ride-sharing platform based out of NYC. Originally intended for commuters, Via allows users to split rides going to similar destinations in SUV for less than an uber.

Hermes Kelly Bag

Originally prototyped in 1923, the Hermes Kelly Bag was the first purse to use a zipper pull. Outfitted with studs on the bottom and designed using the “Sac à dépêch” (roomier riding bag) ...