Ami­lah Choud­hury

Seek will help you find amaz­ing new ex­pe­ri­ences wher­ever you are

T3 - - Building Big Ideas -

In first place, col­lect­ing a prize of £10,000, was Ami­lah Choud­hury from Lon­don. Ami­lah came up with an idea for an app that helps peo­ple dis­cover new things to do in the area around them.

“Some of the most re­ward­ing ex­pe­ri­ences come from spon­tane­ity – from dis­cov­er­ing, ex­plor­ing and rev­el­ling in the am­bi­gu­ity of the un­ex­pected, which this app will help peo­ple to achieve,” Ami­lah wrote.

The app, which Amelia is call­ing ‘ Seek’, would take in­puts such as your lo­ca­tion, how much time you have, and which meth­ods of transport you can use and then cre­ate itin­er­ar­ies of things for you to ex­pe­ri­ence.

“The out­put will be a ran­domly gen­er­ated itin­er­ary which will have your lo­ca­tion as the start­ing point and will plot a route lead­ing you to ran­domly se­lected places and events – be they parks, at­trac­tions, special events, cafes/restau­rants and more,” ex­plains Ami­lah. “Us­ing this app will en­rich the con­sumer and cre­ate the op­por­tu­nity to try new things, po­ten­tially ex­plore lesser-known places and have sto­ries to tell. Tourists could use this app if they have lim­ited time and have no idea what to do.”

The judg­ing panel loved this idea, for rea­sons summed up by Ami­lah: “Peo­ple can be so suf­fo­cated by choice that the re­sult is in­de­ci­sion. Hav­ing this app pick some­thing for you and your friends to do will be amaz­ing fun, cre­ate great sto­ries and pro­vide a sense of achieve­ment.”

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