City Ping

You have built an extensive network make it work for your city visits

Louis Scoop
Erasmus University Rotterdam
MSc. Strategy Economics

Over het initiatief / About the initiative

City Ping

In welke fase zit jouw initiatief? / In what stage is your initiative?


Heb je jouw initiatief al gevalideerd? / Did you validate your initiative?

Not validated

Meer informatie over jouw initiatief / More info about your initiative

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You have built an extensive network make it work for your city visits


  • Browse by search or map to see which friends are checked-in at specific cities
  • Pre-announce that you will be visiting a specific city in a set period
  • Ping friends in a specific city once your plane lands or train arrives
  • Receive pings when you have a friend nearby or in a city nearby
  • Create city specific Broadcast Stories (eg. ask for dinner plans or visiting tips)

*   a ping is push-notification
**   you can choose who receives your pings/you can mute pings from specific people
***  you can choose who can view your location on map/ broadcast stories
****  you can put in radius limit for nearby friends


More and more students in the Netherlands are international

International students return to their home cities after their studies

International students move to other cities abroad after their studies

International students also come back to their university cities to visit

Maintaining connections is more important then ever

Target group: recent graduates and young  globe trotters


Wat zijn jouw volgende stappen om het verder te ontwikkelen? / What are your next steps to develop the initiative?

Test the concept with a beta version of the app

Wat heb je nodig om (nog meer) impact te maken met dit initiatief? / What do you need to make (more) impact with this initiative?

Software developers to create a beta version of the app