Hightro’s govt workforce, Carl Humphries, Sam Bruhn, Joshua Nicoll and Harrison Croaker, noticed a enterprise alternative unfold whereas working collectively on evaluation at Griffith.
“Hightro started as 4 mates finding out laptop science, who shared a imaginative and prescient for creating new experiences with software program,” Carl, the corporate’s Chief Govt Officer, mentioned.
“After competing in quite a few Hackathons and enterprise group assignments and research, what turned generally known as Hightro, started to take form.
“We had a shared ardour for creating thrilling software program initiatives, so we teamed as much as official discovered Hightro in January 2020.”
Carl mentioned they attempt to offer significant experiences to customers’ by means of creating software program that makes a constructive distinction of their lives.
“We wish to create one thing particular and really feel we will obtain this by means of software program and know-how,” he mentioned.
The group is at the moment within the Beta testing part of a hospitality staffing options app referred to as HOVA, which they developed in partnership with Gold Coast chef Colin Jewell.
“He has labored within the hospitality trade for twenty years and had an concept to create one thing to streamline the way in which shifts are stuffed on brief discover,” Carl mentioned.
“He had a tough concept and a few ideas and mixing that with our data within the tech world, we had been in a position to create HOVA.”
Carl mentioned the hospitality trade is commonly chaotic and the free app, out there on each Android and iOS, helps join employers needing to fill a shift with these eager to work in just some swipes.
“As soon as customers have signed up, they’ll set their availability and wait till they’re requested for shifts, making it superb for these with informal or versatile existence, like college students.”
Hightro is eager to proceed engaged on initiatives that make a distinction of their group and are at the moment creating software program for shoppers starting from a mining tools provider to varied Gold Coast small companies.
“We’re all the time searching for new methods to assist the group and would love extra folks to get entangled,” Carl mentioned.
“Our purpose is to proceed creating software program that enhances experiences for in group and ideally, worldwide.
“We have now massive objectives and can work onerous with the requirements set by our trade to fulfill these objectives.”