"There’s nothing worse than missing a bacon festival. ZiyakPresident and cofounder, Randy Grommet learned that the hard way. His loss ended up being everyone else’s gain when a missed day of bacon spurred the idea for Ziyak, a mobile app for Android and iOS that shows users what is happening around their city."
"Twentyseven Global, a custom software engineering firm, built and launched an events-based mobile application platform for Kansas City-based startup Ziyak.
Built for Android and iOS platforms and a cloud-based web application, the custom mobile app shows users events that are happening around their city or in cities where they may be traveling.
On this edition of KC Closeup: Evan and Randy started the Ziyak app to let people know what's going on in Kansas City. It launches on Apple and Android on January 14th. Get the scoop on the app. Brock Bagby, Director of Programming for B&B Theaters takes us behind the scenes of the company's newly renovated Shawnee location, including a tantalizing description of the new Grand Screen - a 3 storeys tall, 6 storey wide high definition showpiece. Finally, comedian Will C talks to us about a benefit he's headlining this evening at Improv KC -- the Cancer Can Suck It benefit, in honor of friends of his undergoing treatment for cancer. $20 gets you entry to see 12 comedians; there will be a silent auction and a lot more.
How do you keep up with everything that's going on in Kansas City?
A new app developed in the metro puts local events at your fingertips.
“Our goal on day one is to reach millions of people,” said Ziyak Vice President Evan Holwick.
The Ziyak app was born from small talk at work.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The app development business has made its way to Kansas City, and if the developers are correct, it could be an important contribution to the city's tech boom.
Do you want to know what is going on this weekend? What restaurant is running a deal? Where your favorite band is playing?