Pointz is a mobile app that helps bicyclists find the safest route to their destination. This “waze for bikes” determines these routes by using road data and crowdsourced route information. Recently, this venture was awarded the grand prize of $40K at Texas Christian University’s (TCU) Values and Ventures Competition where 42 out of 235 teams from across the globe were invited to TCU’s campus to pitch their ideas. The Pointz app is now available on the App Store and Google Play. A 2020 B-Lab and 2021 Community Lab Venture, Pointz was founded by Maggie Bachenberg ,’22 (right) and Trisha Ballakur, ’22 (left)
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