FAQ

Frequently asked questions

Who are the team behind TubeChat?


TubeChat was launched by Clerkenwell-based start-up HelloHub Ltd founded in late 2014 by 26-year-old University of London graduate Nina Tumanishvili.




How does TubeChat work offline?


We rely on Bluetooth and Wi-Fi direct to facilitate conversation. We transform smartphones into beacons to find nearby users and transmit messages between people.




Do you think it could also be used outside of the Tube?


Do you think it could also be used outside of the Tube? Conferences and festivals are other potential use-cases – even airplanes and cruise ships.




What's the wider mission?


The wider mission behind TubeChat and its parent company, Hellohub Ltd, is to bring people together and facilitate real-life interactions through technology.