A year ago I had an idea to build a mobile app that helped people find things to do nearby. Better.

I knew it would be an uphill battle to convince people how my idea was different from Facebook, Twitter, Yelp!, Foursquare, and all the other behemoths. Better yet, I had no idea what it took to get an app built.

Three failed developer relationships later, and I’m still technically where I started. Ground zero. But I’ve learned a lot along the way. And my idea has evolved.

I’m still as confident as ever that if I can build ScoopSwap, people will grow to love it. They will discover that they can find the most relevant information about things to do nearby. And by relevant I mean timely and suited to your interests. That’s right, no stale reviews from 2 years ago.

ScoopSwap helps you find things happening right now. Whether it’s your favorite band coming to town next week, a review for the restaurant down the street, or someone asking others to join them for a drink after work, you’ll be able to connect with others in your area and gain a better sense of what’s happening nearby.

I’m holding out hope that I’ll get this built sooner than later.

Till then,


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