Garage48 Tartu - the Ideas list
August 27, 2010
The ideas pitch will started at 19:00, the following ideas are presented - 90 sec for a pitch 30 sec for questions:
1. iSmash - chance to get a iPhone 4. Lets you smash the iPhone, the G-meter measures the speed, the highest speed gets a discount on buying a new one!
2. Business Card Creator - Create your own beautiful card 1-2-3 with a drop dead simple interface.
3. Github for Designers - file versioning and sharing web service with a social aspect. Free for open source procjects. Subscription ofr private projects, multiple users, more storage.
4. iPad code editor - webapp to perrform most cruicial development tasks.
(the last three ideas were presented by the same guys :) )
5. Global Blurting System - forum, social network in the same - share your ideas with the world and instantly see how many people think the same.
6. Places4Business - a better location based social business-listing website.
7. Personal Finances Tracker - system to help to track your expenses - get a check, take a photo of a check with a phone, at home the service tells you how much money you have spent on beer this month for example.
8. Preview Reminder - something what helps people and reminds them quickly to give feedback for any service - movies, restaurants etc.
9. SMS-Based Foursquare - friendfinder + city guide + game - Forsquare works only for high-end phones - system enables it also on the low-end phones.
10. The virtual memorial - system helps you to find out if somebody dies, helps to leave a obiduary etc.
11. SMS-Radio - internet radio station, were you can buy a song sending an sms, after that the song is in your phone. the purchase is also a vote for a song. Radio for independent artists.
12. Social Betting - A site where friends can bet against each-other and one of the friends gets the "pot" no commission fees, money from advertising.
13. Driving Aid - system upon google maps, combining e-learning and gaming. Helps you to drive safely. Virtual bill-boards to get the advertising money.
14. Police-alert - crowd sourcing for location based police tracker. But open platform for any kind of alert service - celebrity alert, beautiful girl alert etc.
15. Personal Elections Tracker - records who you vote for and why, can keep your choiche public or private. You can see how you have voted in past. Public side has a profound effect on voting in general influencing politicians.
16. Social web site for people with unpaid parking tickets - a website where people who have un-paid parking tickets, and make other people represent you and make better deals for the people recquiering the fines.
17. Bookcycle - website for reselling used books. Cheap delivery - crowd sourced. Continuously reselling used books.
18. Sport Event Tracker - service helping you and your friends compare your sports results in a sport event with the smaller granularity (split / middle finish based stops), a later playback of the sport event.
19. Football jersey - to sell football jerseys to small football teams, service wich provides cheaper gear for teams while having more sponsor logos on the gear.
20. Mentor-me - to find your personal mentor to achieve your personal goals. Set your goals, track them, find a mentor to achieve them. Mainly business, professional mentoring.
21. Closed community site to discuss openly issues with the other women - reference based social networking site for small groups, cool features like blind-date roulette etch, FB for women.
22. The Game - for people in the offices (office-rats) a fun game, what develops the business - game combining Monopoly, Facebook, and Google maps. Buy real property, rent it out, and shar it with your friends.
23. Payment-broker - optimize the bank transfer fees, inter-bank transfers. The transfer from bank A to bank B is done with two transactions on-line. Transfer A, your account --> A our account and B our account --> B your account.
24. Full service web building - Many website connected to one, website aggregation, website creation with the human interface.
25. Social Quotes - Sharing quotes from books or twitter or Facebook, etc.
26. Remote iPhone Game Controller - social iPhone Games - make addictive iPhone games multiplayer, iPhone would be a game controller.
27. 5min Random Business Card - tag-cloud based randomized business card design.
28. Inspire Yourself - application randomly sends you reminders, your memories, notes - they will change for you in time and you start reinterpret it in the future. An "anti-social" application (no FB connectivity, very personal).
29. Puzzlesite - awesome puzzles - real people checking your answers for the puzzles, mind and logic puzzles.
30. Golden Alert - application reminding you about the golden-hour, the best time to take photographs.
32. Take all the internet and translate it all into Estonian with Google Translate and then feed it back to Google - it helps finding rare information in Estonian what would be otherwise in English. Or any other language. Also possibility to order proper translations.
33. Register to Training - web-application, to get to know how many people are turning up in the training session, to track also people who go to training. Helps to organize company football / basketball / whaterverball or no ball teams.
34. Job Portal for Temporary Jobs - website to find workers or jobs from you neighbourhood, no CV's etc.
35. SQL for a Boss - cutting out the business intelligence department managers go to developers to get the data they need (developer writes an SQL query). There will be a web-application for re-usability and simpler usability, where these kind of SQL queries can be managed modified simply.
36. Pepper - PHD students have to read papers and scientific articles. To create a system where students can recommend papers, rate them, and random recommendation.
37. Live Blogging - something between Facebook fan page and twitter - something what knows what program you are watching on TV, and then share your comments with people watching the same program.
38. Flying - recompile Quake, create a wide angle projection and change gravity to get a game called Flying.
39. Geochasing -> Website that helps to create global geochasing games. It would be competitive geochasing.
40. Deck of a cards - customizable or designable deck of cards to give as a gift.
41. Social network for borrowing things - power tools or whatever.