The Disrupt Harlem Code Squad has completed it’s 2nd cycle with a Demo Day on July 7, 2016.
SCRATCH (Winner of the Silicon Harlem Judge’s Prize)
Scratch out the fear of eating
Paola’s project, a search engine tailored to one’s geographical location that provides customers updated information on nearby restaurants that cater to specific dietary restriction(s) especially food allergy responsiveness & options. The app also includes a forum in which consumers can connect, review, and grade restaurants based on their dining experience and accuracy of adaptability.
The Blueprint for Businesses
Emmanuel built a website that serves as a platform to make other people’s dreams come true by providing a range of services from building websites to giving legal advice & managing social media profiles.
COCULTURE (Winner of the Airbnb Best Demo & Startup Idea Prize)
Job Hunting Made Fun
Amanda’s CoCulture is an app and mobile responsive website designed to make searching for a job more interactive and fun. With the continued growth of social media as a way of people seeking out new employment CoCulture is here to make it easier.
THE BLACK DOLLAR
Let’s Keep Each Other In Business
Michael created THE BLACK DOLLAR, a Black Business Directory designed to encourage Black consumers within the five boroughs and nearby areas to spend a larger portion of their billions of dollars in annual income with Black-owned small businesses.
Hakeem’s POLY-MATH is a website dedicated to helping young people learn math in a fun and “gameified” way. The website will contain a suite of games that helps young kids learn and want to learn math.
OPTICAL.LY (Winner of the Top Disrupter Overall Performance Prize)
Your Optical Store App
Jennifer created OPTICAL.LY, a mobile app technology company that provides traditional optical stores with a platform for customers to fulfill their vision needs. Customers can order lenses, view exclusive deals, schedule appointments, submit eyeglass warranty claims and receive virtual assistance. The app will also include appointment/annual exam reminders, prescription
information requests, tips and FAQs. For the optical stores, the platform can serve as a marketing tool for promotions and offers, and the information about products, insurances and patient forms.
Ethan, CFO of PARIAH ENTERPRISES, a production studio dedicated to everything relating to Anime, Manga, Video Games and everything in between. Pariah Enterprises focuses on crowd-sourced projects that are unique and affordable.
Bringin’ the Real Back
Eric of D.O.P.E ENTERTAINMENT, has a goal to ultimately relieve artists who are living on low funds to create, perform, and promote their own music. By providing artists with the site’s services, they’ll be able to receive management and navigate their way through the music industry.
A tech enabled solution to connect employers to the emerging tech talent in NYC
Adam helped work on TECHTANK, a mentoring program for young adults interested in technology where they can receive direction and guidance from individuals working in technology.
The All-Access pass for creatives, by creatives.
Tyler has created OPEN as a multi-sided niche marketplace for musicians & artists to connect with A&R’s, Venues, & Clients.
HARLEM NATURAL HAIR SALON
Kari wanted to create a website for her family owned hair salon. She built the site & made a marketing plan to promote the salons services.
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