LU alumni business nominated for Google Play award for World Around Me
Tarun Sainani, former LU student and CEO of WT InfoTech, will be attending the first ever Google Play Awards in California next month after receiving a nomination in the Early Adopter category for World Around Me.
World Around Me is a local discovery app that helps people in finding places to eat, drink, shop, stay, commute, pray, refuel, keep healthy, or access money anywhere in the world.
It helps users visually orient towards a place by using their phone camera. It also provides reviews, contact details, and lots of essential information about the places of interest. This is a novel discovery experience provided with augmented reality.
Available in 23 languages, World Around Me is already being used worldwide and growing organically in all continents.
Also nominated for a Google Play award are well known applications including Dubsmash, BuzzFeed News and Houzz. Click here to see the full list of nominees.
Congratulations and good luck – we’re looking forward to hearing how you get on!