New App Challenge in WNY

A new competition is in the works that is allowing tech lovers to show their creativity by making a new app to serve the Wesetern New York area. This two-month “virtual hackathon”is the AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge, which is giving people the opportunity to compete for a cash prize by creating an app that will ultimately better the WNY community. Matt checked in with Dan Magnuszewski, managing director, Z80 Labs Technology Incubator, Marnie LaVigne, CEO, LaunchNY and Peter Cimino, vice chairman, InfoTech Niagara to learn more about this unique competition. The challenge is now open and will run until November 10th. To learn more about the AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge visit attwny.hackupstate.com

Partners for the AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge include: AT&T, University at Buffalo, State University of New York at Fredonia, Z80 Labs, InfoTech Niagara, Launch NY, United Way of Buffalo &Erie County, d!g Buffalo and Hack Upstate

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