This presentation examines whether mobile apps can be a business after all. Provides examples showing what worked and what didn't in Ideophone, the startup that built a bunch of innovative consumer apps for commuters.
Suruk GPS based Digital Meter
Suruk is a travel companion for auto-rickshaw and taxi commuters.
Helps people in metering their rides, share the driver conduct and find
the optimal route.
Partnering with another company for an on-demand auto-rickshaw
One Touch SOS Personal security, a touch away!
3800 SOS sent in
Accurate location of the user is sent to pre-
defined contacts as an SMS in case of distress.
SOS as a subscription service integrated with
police, fire, and ambulance control rooms in
Kopa Easy ride sharing for events
App to find people attending events and
share rides with them.
Social network integration
Lead generation for events
Pyka Journey aware wakeup alarm
Cloud telephony system wakes up
passengers in time before their destination.
Pilot tested with Indian Railways
Getting launched as a paid service in
partnership with IRCTC