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#NYCTech - It’s been a busy month in tech for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio. He made an appearance at the NY Tech Meetup last week to announce that the city has its first-ever CTO: Minerva Tantoco. This week, he was in Brooklyn to announce the...
MYCOOP
#NYCTech - A finalist in the live category, MyCoop is a social platform for residential buildings, making it easy for neighbors to communicate, share and get access to important information that matters – and hits them where they live. Founder...
RENTHACKR
#NYCTech - A finalist in the Live category, RentHackr is a resource for would be renters, to find out more about potential spaces to live, including upcoming availability and property details, sure. More importantly, RentHackr dishes the...
SKETCH FACTOR
#NYCTech - A finalist in the live category, SketchFactor is an app that will let you know the ‘”relative sketchiness” (weird/cool factor, too!) of a neighborhood.  You will no longer feel the threat of being mugged or stabbed with this...
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#NYCTech - Ohmconnect is the platform that pays you to save on your own electricity bills.  You heard that correctly: they pay you to save money! Taking advantage of the IoT, their software is integrated with a number of smart devices already,...
PIPs
#NYCTech - Ok, so you don’t actually earn airline rewards points, but PIPs does reward citizens for conscious behaviors that drive social impact related to health, community, and environment. How cool is that? A finalist in the learn and...
EXPLORE NYC PARKS
#NYCTech - Do you know how many parks there are in NYC? Actually, the city has more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities across the five boroughs, and each and every one offers something different.A finalist in the live and...
NFOSHARE
#NYCTech - Of course, that was the catch phrase of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, and it may just be the app that keeps students engaged at school – and helps to cut down on the drop out rate. A finalist in the NYC BigApps learn and...
EMRALS
#NYCTech - Emrals is a cryptocurrency based game that empowers citizens to clean their city and you can literally clean up in bitcoin, And you know what they say: every litter Bitcoin helps! Founder Sean Auriti tells us how he’s gaming...
MIND MY BUSINESS
#NYCTech - Not only is Mind My Business a NYCBig Apps Finalist, they’re also part of 500 Startups’ latest class. They’re an app, all right, but Mind My Business’s focus is good old-fashioned brick and mortars. And the data they need to...
NYC HIRED
#NYCTech - A finalist in the learn and work categories, NYC Hired uses data visualizations to display growth, availability, and salary potential in various fields using the City’s labor statistics.  Founder David McCreery is no stranger to...
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AlleyTalk - NYC BigApps is a competition that empowers the sharpest minds in tech, design and business to solve the city’s toughest challenges. And the competition in Brooklyn was pretty tough. Industry City hosted the “People’s...
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AlleyTalk - Category: Best Lifelong Learning App Award: $20,000   Today we speak with Jocelyn Leavitt and Samantha John, founders of Hopscotch and BigApps competition winners in the Best Lifelong Learning App category.   Tell us...
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AlleyTalk - Category: Best Energy, Environment and Resilience App Category Award: $20,000   Today we speak with Tyler Tringas and Michael Conti, founders of SolarList, BigApps competition winners and a couple of guys who love solar power...
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Apps - New York City’s 4th BigApps Competition is officially underway, it was announced at the March New York Tech Meetup, a group whose membership is now at over 31,000.   Eight cash prizes totaling $150,000 will be awarded this...

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