$80K - $100K*
When a shooting happened at UC Berkeley, students reported it on the Wildfire app within a minute to instantly notify 4,000 nearby students to avoid the area. In the following hour, over 2,000 other students downloaded the app and by the end of the week, we had 50% of the campus on our app — literally spreading like wildfire.
Wildfire was created when Hriday, one of our founders, was nearly mugged outside a library on UC Berkeley's campus. He posted on Facebook to warn my friends to avoid the area but he knew it wouldn't reach thousands of other students who weren't friends with him or scrolling through their newsfeed. We built Wildfire as a much more effective way to communicate with the people right around you in real-time.
Users post about many categories from campus safety to parties and events to celebrity sightings. Whether it's spotting Matthew McConaughey at UT Austin or preparing for a hurricane together at UNC Greensboro, students use Wild
Valid through: 2020-4-9