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Shifting Gears – Horizon

You may have noticed the updates have been a bit slow these days here at Oh Hey World. There’s a reason for that.

We’re shifting gears.

Over the past 6 or 8 months, we’ve been validating a new hospitality exchange app, which we’ve recently named Horizon.

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It’s our 2nd attempt at solving the rampant missed connections problem that exists for every traveler. We’re headed to Santiago (Chile) for the Start-up Chile program, and will be working on the app from there for 6 months. Unlike location sharing, finding a free or cheap place to stay for your next trip is a massive pain point for virtually all 200 million millenial travelers.

As a reminder, Oh Hey World is completely open source (code can be found here). It will remain operational for its existing user base, and we have no plans right now to shut it down.

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Drew Meyers

Drew Meyers is the co-founder of Horizon & Oh Hey World. He worked for Zillow.com from September of 2005 to January of 2010 on the marketing team managing Zillow’s API program and various online partnerships. Founder of Geek Estate Blog, a multi-author blog focused on real estate technology for real estate professionals, and myKRO.org, a blog devoted to exploring the world of microfinance. As passionate as you get about travel.

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