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Past Ventures

I firmly believe that we learn the most from our failures. Here are some of mine:


TowIt

Toronto, Canada (2014-2015)

A global mobile startup that enabled civilians to report parking violations and dangerous driving in real-time.

Chiqpea

Toronto, Canada (2008-2009)

A digital advertising agency that exclusively hired recently laid-off freelancers during the economic recession.

Boardwise

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (1999-2000)

The first online skateboard shop to service and advocate for skaters in the Middle East. Please excuse the spelling mistakes.

Free Ideas

I often have ideas I can't or won't execute on my own, here are a few freebies:


Gamified Public Transit

(2018)

A passive mobile app incentivizing transit riders to maximize space utilization & accommodate other passengers. Pairs with beacons on transit vehicles.

Stubhub for Departing Ticket Holders

(2018)

A mobile app that enables departing ticket holders to give away or sell their seats to other ticker holders who wish to upgrade theirs.

University of Industry Experts

(2018)

A blockchain-enabled education & credential system where industry experts provide unique & bespoke mentorship & guidance to individual students.

Uber for Designated Drivers

(2017)

A mobile app that reduces drunk driving by pairing qualified & vetted designated drivers with intoxicated car owners.

Regressive Behaviour Browser Extension

(2017)

A browser extention to scrape and index regressive social content for the purpose of public exposure, embaressment & behavioural change.

Emoji Pictionary

(2016)

A take on Pictionary where users attempt to decipher a string of emoji back into text, ultimately feeding a relational dataset for ML and AI.

Uber Propane

(2016)

A mobile app to connect barbeque aficianados who find themselves in unfortunate gasless situations with people willing to buy and deliver propane for them.

Collective Memory Timeline

(2016)

An application enabling friends & family members to collectively recall & document nostalgic moments in their past, uncovering forgotten memories.

Crowdsourced Patient Information

(2016)

An application that facilitates the transfer of patient information from friends & family members to healthcare professionals to increase holistic context.

Mobile Yellow Ticket

(2015)

A mobile app that enables women to escape unwanted situations by pinging nearby users to nonchalantly come to their aid.