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Evergreen Apps Challenge winners announced

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 - Brainstorm, Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  

Over $75,000 in prizes was awarded in the Evergreen Apps Challenge on October 1 at Seattle City Hall. See the list of winners and try out their apps at http://www.evergreenapps.org/congratulations-to-the-winners-of-the-evergreen-apps-challenge/ Entries were reviewed by a panel of expert judges, including Francis Benjamin, of Washington State University; Adam Gentz, of BizXchange; Mónica Guzmán, of Geekwire; Susannah […]

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Evergreen Apps Challenge to award $75,000 in prizes at Oct 1 event

Posted: September 26th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  

Winners of the Evergreen Apps Challenge will be named on October 1, 2012, at Seattle City Hall. Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine will kick off  the event with $75,000 in prizes  awarded for the best new civic apps, including two people’s choice awards. The people’s choice awards will be decided by […]

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Geeks on a Ferry – August 14

Posted: August 10th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News  

Application developers, entrepreneurs, designers and students who are interested  the Evergreen Apps Challenge and government data are invited to take a ferry ride from Seattle to Bremerton and work on their entries.  Geeks on a Ferry will take place August 14 from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. aboard a Washington State Ferry and at the […]

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Evergreen Apps Challenge announces statewide events

Posted: August 1st, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  

Seattle, King County and Washington State are teaming up to offer more than $75,000 in prize money for development of apps that use government data and stimulate economic development throughout the state. State support comes from the Washington State Broadband Office which is a program of the state Department of Commerce. The challenge officially opens […]

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Startup Weekend Gov a success

Posted: May 4th, 2012 - Community Technology, E-Government, News  

Over the April 26-28 weekend, some 120 developers, entrepreneurs and mentors from the public and private sectors participated in the first-ever Startup Weekend Government.  They worked for 54 hours nearly non-stop at City Hall to create apps that use open data from Seattle, King County and Washington State. Sol Villareal wrote a great account of it […]

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Startup Weekend Gov at City Hall April 27-29

Posted: April 24th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  

The first Startup Weekend aimed at connecting local application developers, entrepreneurs and community members with online government data will take place on April 27, 28 and 29, in Seattle City Hall.   “We’re asking the technology and start-up communities to help us find new ways to use government data. Startup Weekend Gov is a great opportunity […]

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