What I built:

Challe was a simple app for discovering and completing challenges with friends. It was written in Swift and Node.js and consisted of:

Ultimately, Challe had a New Year’s resolution problem: there was a large disparity between how excited users were about the idea of using Challe and how much they ended up actually doing so. It failed to gain meaningful traction and I eventually shut it down.

What I learned:

  • Swift!
  • Stated preferences != revealed behaviors