Local tech ecosystem produces startups to watch (DimDrop)

Houstonians awoke to flooding on Tax Day, unsure if they should attempt to drive to work. They didn't know the storm's severity, nor if roads were submerged. Victor Cintron said his company, DimDrop, could have helped. DimDrop, he said, would have allowed government officials to send mobile alerts directly to Houstonians who downloaded an app on their smartphones. It also could have sent specific alerts to users who were driving toward flooded roads, telling them to turn around.

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