Ashley is a Georgetown student majoring in African American studies. I told her about the project and she was impressed, but had some concerns regarding practicality.Read more "Ashley | Student"
Ron is an attorney for a DC City Council member. He had some interesting questions, but, for the most part, agreed with the need of the product. He was, however, concerned about how the business would remain sustainable. I originally thought about selling the data to civil-rights attorneys to use the data to file class-action lawsuits. […]Read more "Ron | DC City Council Attorney"
Nacim works at ACLU in Seattle. He gave me a hard time with the video recording feature, namely he challenged me on the need and feasibility of the function. He was the hardest person I interviewed.Read more "Nacim | ACLU Attorney"
Tarik is a Georgetown University police officer who I met last year on campus. I was concerned that the app would be perceived as an anti-police service which could make partnering with police tough. So, I was really excited to hear Tarik’s comments on the product.Read more "Tarik | Campus Police Officer"
Bryan works a marketing and business consultant of large musical organization in Baltimore. He and I tossed around some ideas over ginger beer and catfish sandwiches. He told me that I needed to think more about my broadening my target to reach more mass—a good idea.Read more "Bryan | Marketing Consultant"
Justin is a law student at Howard University who I met at a networking event prior to Startup Weekend. I told him about the idea and he loved it and wanted to help out. When I competed in Startup Weekend, he came out to help and offered some valuable insight.Read more "Justin | Law Student"
Joe and I went to New York to talk with developers. While we were there, we interviewed a journalist and friend of mine, Daniel Funt about the SWAT app project. He supported us, but gave the project some much needed critique.Read more "Daniel | journalist"