A couple of weeks ago I teamed up with my friends Ulf and Scott to tackle the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon. We built one of the few iOS native applications at the event, and I think it’s pretty sweet. I present to you Karpool: the easiest way to organize carpools with your friends. Launch the app, put in your friends’ phone numbers, and hit “Start”. They’ll be notified via SMS when you’re nearby, and you get a real-time dashboard of who is ready to be picked up.
We went into the hackathon with little intention of pushing our app to the App Store, but we ended up building a pretty useful, complete app that I would totally use…if I owned a car. Anyway, Ulf and I may polish things and get it into the App Store over the next few weeks, so stay tuned at Karpool.us.