A team of Auburn alumni who reminisced on their days as undergrads are releasing a mobile application called Class Cash that allows students to get paid to go to class and study on campus.
The team consists of CEO and engineering graduate Grant Dammicci, COO and marketing graduate Connor Lewis, CTO and engineering graduate Parker Roan and sales representative and marketing graduate Chaney Knowlton.
How it works is that students sign up for the waitlist, and Class Cash works to match students with sponsors. Once a student matches with a sponsor, Class Cash applies a sticker with the sponsor’s logo to the back of the student’s laptop.
Anytime students are in a classroom, student center or library, they can scan the sticker using the app and earn money every minute their laptops are open. These zones are unique to each campus the service is offered.
The overarching goal is to help college students without disrupting their habits, Knowlton said.
The goal is to help college students while adding extra incentive to go to class. “An extra $20 or $30 a week can really have an impact on students’ everyday lives,” Knowlton said.
In addition to earning from Class Cash sponsors, students have the ability to request money from their parents. “We developed the platform to allow students immediately to earn money using our app while we work every day to bring on more sponsors” Roan said.
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“The goal is for Class Cash to be at every single university” Knowlton said.
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