The Romanian Startup Appscend has acceded into the final judging stage of the NetHope Stop Human Trafficking App Challenge. The winner app will be implemented by a Russian NGO to help victims of human trafficking. The creators are also competing for a grand prize of $20k.
The application was developed by Sebastian Vaduva, Gabriel Dobocan and Andrei Marinescu, co-founders of Appscend. “We chose to leverage the power of Appscend Mobile Platform and rapidly setup an efficient app concept for Nethope and the “Stop Human Trafficking” project. It’s a great reward for us to see that our ideas were well received and that we could make it into the final phase of the competition. We’re really looking forward to see this app implemented and constantly contributing to Nethope’s efforts and honorable causes.”
Appscend has developed a complex mobile application that allows ex-victims to post their stories, including images and videos. To best serve the NGO’s scope, the application also includes a donations section, a “panic button” to be used by people in danger and a section for missing persons announcements.
The application is built on top of the Appscend platform
The thing that set the Appscend app apart from the other contestants was the fact that the developers built the application on top of their own platform – Appscend, a platform that offers an easy way to build fully featured and custom applications.
The developers have also created a short presentation video for the app. You can watch it here. If you like the idea and feel like supporting the team, you should hit the Like button under the video. The number of YouTube likes will be part of the final judging.