Local App Serving Up Specials
After a year of testing their app, experimenting with different ways to produce income, hiring coders and going through a business boot camp, tech entrepreneurs
Thomas Trahan and Gerald Huffman have rolled out their creation, PLATE, to the public.
PLATE is an app designed to let budget-conscious consumers – so far, mostly college students – look at their phones to know which restaurants and bars are offering the most appealing specials. The app is free and can be downloaded to both iPhone and Android smartphones.
“It’s in real time,” Huffman said, “so it comes up whenever (a