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GigaTECHs App Competition

Seeking next-gen applications that focus on opportunities in local transportation, education, clean energy, health and public safety. Read Overview...
$38,000
Overview

Austin area civic-minded app developers and entrepreneurs are invited to compete in the City of Austin’s GigaTECHs Competition. The competition is part of a broader nationwide initiative, led by D.C-based U.S Ignite, to encourage next-generation Gigabit Internet applications that provide transformative public benefit. Competitors will have the opportunity to win $38,000 in prize money to seed and support the development of applications that focus on opportunities in local transportation, education, clean energy, health and safety (TECHs). The prize money is made possible by U.S Ignite and the City of Austin’s Communications and Technology Management Department.

The City of Austin is excited to announce the winning teams from its GigaTECHs App Competition: Just in Time VR and Kiwi Compute.
 

 

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Dec. 13, 2017, 10:18 p.m. PST
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Sept. 19, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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Sept. 14, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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Sept. 13, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
Judges Deliberation
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Sept. 12, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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Sept. 11, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
Judges Discussion with team
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Sept. 5, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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Sept. 4, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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Aug. 30, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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July 20, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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July 16, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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July 15, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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July 12, 2017, 9:27 a.m. PDT
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June 1, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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May 25, 2017, 10 p.m. PDT
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