Penn students launch app that connects undergrads to college parties

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Penn students looking to party can now turn to their smartphones.

TheRedCup, an app that looks to connect college partiers with college parties, launched this past summer and has already received more than 3,000 downloads.

While anyone can download TheRedCup, users must have a Penn undergraduate email address and valid Facebook account to log in. Parties are posted with the date they’re occurring and a map of the location, along with a ranking of one to five red cups beneath. Users can ‘like’ the party in order to increase its rating. They can also upload parties they’re hosting to the app.

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