Apps For Metro Chicago

The votes are in for "Apps For Metro Chicago" final challenge of over 70 entries and CyberWalkAbout team scores in top 5 with it's "Chicago Local Guide" and wins award for "Taxi Share Chicago" app! #A4MC #CyberWalkAbout 

Daniel Fedor (far left), our partner, has represented "Taxi Share" team and Natalia Cantemir (far right, in red) represented "Chciago Local Guide". Congratulations the whole CyberWalkAbout team!

Natalia is saluting to our development team for a great job they did and to fellow participants, especially @SpotHero who won a 1st place!

Daniel and Natalia with their awards, double score for!

It is worth mentioning that Taxi Share Chicago was Public Vote Winner leading to the final challenge.

Here is a complete listing of the winners:

1st SpotHero- $10,000
  • Spothero efficiently connects parking demand and parking supply.  We allow parking spot owners to earn income by renting their spot when it's unoccupied
2nd TrailBlaze- $5,000
  • TrailBlaze Chicago records and anonymously reports your bicycle tracks, allowing you to vote for new paths simply by carrying your phone while you bike.
3rd OwtSee $3,500
  • OwtSee is an Android based and a web based application that presents information about the Chicago parks and community events in one convenient place.
4th Chicago Local Guide $2,000
  • Chicago Local Guide is an android app is meant to help local people as well as tourists find:  interesting places and points-of-interest near them; locate specials and promotions from local businesses; updates on cultural, social, and technology events around Chicago; and breaking local news.
5th Mi Parque $1,500
  • Mi Parque is a bilingual participatory placemaking web and smartphone application that helps residents of the community contribute and share their vision for the future of Little Village's new parks.
6th FasPark $500
  • FasPark helps drivers find street parking in real time.
7th allSchedules $500
  • AllSchedules gives you access to a huge collection of transit schedules, for different transport modes (bus, metro, train, tram ferry, etc.), in multiple cities around the world.
8th OkCopay $500
  • OkCopay is comparison search engine for medical care that allows users to search for the procedure they need, compare local providers, and view their actual prices.
9th IfindIt $500
  • IFindit Chicago is an android app that is designed to help low income and homeless residents connect with critical resources such as medical clinics, food pantries, shelters etc.
10th Taxi Share $500
  • Taxi Share is an application designed to increase efficiency, reduce CO2 emissions and cut down on already congested streets and highways.  The app allows users to find each other and share a cab to popular destinations around the city and to the major airports.

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