The Krew app is a new app looking to rival the bus and train industry on the coattails of Uber and Lyft.
University of Texas freshmen Kush Singh and Tanju Girish developed it as a way to meet in Austin easier from their hometowns in Dallas and Houston.
"We resorted to the Greyhound or Megabus, ya know, being cash-strapped 17-year-olds," Singh said. "Time and time again of taking that, we got super frustrated."
They decided to create something more efficient. "Buses control the entire industry now. They're not innovating on their experience, and we think it's time that changes."
So, Krew was born. It provides affordable, long-distance car rides that are guaranteed. Currently, the app only allows users and drivers to book and service rides between Austin and Houston, starting around $30. Eventually, they want to expand to other cities like Dallas and College Station.
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