JOIN US NEXT WEDNESDAY, 20 April 2011 for #OpenNY's "Meet the winners!" http://bit.ly/OpenNY_April2011
Two weeks ago, Mayor Bloomberg announced the winners of BigApps 2.0, the city's challenge to developers to innovate apps off of the City's DataMine. < http://bit.ly/BigApps2_winners > In doing so, BMW stepped up and doubled the prize money for each winner!! While we congratulate all of the winners, for the next #OpenNY meetup, we will profile seven.
Best, Overall Awards
Grand Prize - Roadify - http://www.roadify.com Second Prize - Sportaneous - http://www.sportaneous.com Student Award
Don't Eat at - http://www.donteat.at Honorable Mentions
Appetition - http://www.appetition.it NextStop - http://www.brooklynappfactory.com Weeels - http://www.weeels.org CultureNOW - http://www.culturenow.org Each presenter will have five mins to demo their app, talk about their data mine experience and talk about the future of their app. After each presentation, we'll open the floor for five mins of audience questions.
Event date: Wednesday, April 20 from 6:30 till 8:30
Location: New Work City, 412 Broadway, 2nd floor, NYC; http://nwc.co/map
Meetup event link: http://www.meetup.com/openny/events/17119839/ or http://bit.ly/OpenNY_April2011
Schedule of the evening:
6:30 - 7:00 Opening Social / Set up
7:00 - 7:15 Introductions and announcements
7:15 - 8:30 Presentations
8:30 - 9:00 Closing Social / Clean up
Also, you should note that NYC's Deputy Mayor Steven Goldsmith was recently interviewed on C-SPAN. This interview provides unique insight into his thinking about a smarter Government | http://bit.ly/DMGoldsmith_cspan |. Additionally, you should check out a complementary interview of the Deputy Mayor interview by Alex Howard | http://oreil.ly/e39Atz |.
Finally, I'd like to introduce two new sponsors of the meetup: Reinvent Albany | www.reinventalbany.org | and NWCU's new sponsor, Blackberry.
See you next Wednesday, and we're sorry that this event conflicts with Passover.
Thx, @noneck (http://twitter.com/noneck)
About the Host: NWCU
This event is part of NWCU (http://u.nwc.co/uopenny), community-powered learning driven entirely by member participation. NWCU is a curated collection of classes, workshops, Meetup groups, and hackathons, all sharing one core common goal: help existing and aspiring independents build, learn, and share with one another, so more people can lead better, happier lives working for themselves.
NWCU is made possible by amazing supporters of independents and innovation: Blackberry, Google (http://u.nwc.co/gopenny) & New Work City (http://u.nwc.co/nwcony).
About New Work City
New Work City is a coworking space and community center for independents in Manhattan. We gather in a cozy shared environment to work, collaborate, learn, and socialize. All you need is some work to do and a friendly disposition!