I can’t help it. I get teary eyed with pride every year when the finalists compete in the apps for good marketplace and pitch their app concepts
Look at these 8 – 18year olds who as teams identified a problem that they felt could be solved with technology, researched the market, conceived and designed the app, pitched it to executives in true “dragons den” fashion, and then pitched it to executive guests from all industry sectors in an evening marketplace
The team who produced The School Council App–helping kids stay in touch with school issues and participate in local policy making
Pitching for My Allergy Basket. At 8 years old, these guys developed an idea to allow allergy sufferers to scan as they shop in supermarket to avoid hazardous allergic reactions to food
Helping you find your way–team Destination for You
Team Yum–promoting healthy eating
Torr–these Scottish girls propose an app aimed at helping hikers find trails and mountains to tackle
This year marks the 5th year of this not-for-profit’s work: creating nurturing and sustaining the educational curriculum that makes it all happen with the support of individuals, educators and corporate sponsorships.
For a complete list of winners visit the website.