BigApps is the premier showcase of NYC’s tech ecosystem. It’s a competition that empowers New York’s sharpest minds to solve the city’s toughest challenges through technology, making NYC a better place to Live, Work, Learn, and Play. Whether you’re a hacker or a maker, a designer or an investor, a novice or a pro, we provide resources that make it easy to make a difference. Come to build. Come to network. Come to win.
NYC BigApps 2014 is an initiative of NYCEDC to promote government transparency and the creation of innovative new technologies. Following NYC BigApps 2013, this year’s event is the fifth annual run of the competition and is being managed by HR&A Advisors in collaboration with Super Vision and Splash.
Our City's leading civic and tech minds have crafted over 30 Challenges to make New York City a better place to LIVE, WORK, LEARN, and PLAY through technology. Click on any of the BigIdeas below to learn more about what our partners are asking for and what they're offering. Then, once you've found your match, click "Start a Project" and get building.
If you have your own idea, that's awesome, too! Create your project entry by clicking "Start a Project" below, and choose up to two of the four BigApps Categories you think your project addresses.