Exploring the app market for business


Team B&C/ NT

Panjim based IT company, Androcid recently launched Unexplored Goa an app featuring jobs and services in Goa. The app allows users access to variety of services and jobs all in one stop. Travelling has been made easy with the app as also contacting local service professionals such as plumber, electrician, yoga teacher, event planner, etc. The choice is of over 40 services and jobs.

According to developers at Androcid, the app has more than 500 downloads within 15 days of its launch and is the quickest one in Goa to attain this feat.

For job search the app has mapped over 50 companies and their job requirements so that job seekers can explore openings available in their vicinity with a touch on the screen. They can even find the job openings and services using the GPS device on the mobile. Jobs can be searched based on full time, part time, internship and also people can look for the cofounder in the company.

For Goan professionals the app is a boost as they can post under the relevant category for free. “The Androcid team will verify the content and get the listing approved within one hour,” says Prajyot Mainkar founder. He explains that, lot of mobile users wish to have information while on the go and Unexplored Goa app gives them information in quick time.

“We are using this data completely crowd sourced with verification. We have plans for more features in coming weeks,” said Mainkar. The app also features services that can help during festivals, for instance pandal makers, sweet sellers, decorators and many more.

Androcid previously ran ATM Finder which helped users find the nearest ATM with cash. Data for ATM Finder was completely crowd sourced. “Information in Unexplored Goa is also crowd sourced making it an app for the users and by the user,” says Mainkar.