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That's right, iFinditChicago app for Android is one of the 10 finalists for the Apps for Metro Chicago competition! Friday Crain’s announced the other 9 finalists working hard to make Chicago a better place by using open gov data. The finalists include:
- Techno Finder
- Vacant and Abandoned
- Chicago Local Guide
- Mi Parque
- Got Game?
- Chicago Service Request
Voting is Now Open!
That means you can vote for any of the apps! So… ok, we’ll just come out and say it — vote for us!
Help me make this app even more useful to the community with your vote! It just take a few clicks.
Voting ENDS this Friday ! You just have to create an account and vote for your favorite app. There are some great ones, and I am a big fan of OkCoPay and miParque.
Proceeds from any prize will go straight back to developing a greater database on the app so it can reach more people and more cities.
You have to create a user account, but it’s super easy. Voting closes at 5 p.m. on October 14. We have just a few days before voting ends. Please help us by voting by October 14. The team at iFinditChicago has been working hard to make this app not just a contender in a competition but a real-live contender in connecting a community.
Thank you for your support and to the community round judges!
Lon H. Chow - Lon Chow is a general partner at Apex Venture Partners with investment focus in software applications and technology-enabled services.
Melissa Flynn- Melissa Flynn is the Executive Director of the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce which under her direction recently received a Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce placing it in the top 3% of all Chambers in the United States.
Dave Kolata - Dave Kolata is the executive director of the Citizen’s Utility Board (CUB), a non-profit, nonpartisan organization with a clear mission: to represent the interests of residential utility customers across the state.
Paul Lee - Paul Lee joined Lightbank, an investment vehicle, as a partner in February 2011. Paul is a former Managing Director and Group Head of digital ventures for Playboy Enterprises, as well as a former SVP for NBC’s Peacock Equity Fund.
Matt Moog - Matt Moog is the founder and CEO of Viewpoints Network, a social technology and media company that helps leading retailers and brands create online communities which positively impacts incremental sales, consumer insights, and increases brand advocacy.
Dan O’Neil – Dan O’Neil is the Executive Director of the Smart Chicago Collaborative at the Chicago Community Trust. The Collaborative drives innovation in Chicago by investing in infrastructure, programs and applications that make the resources of high-speed Internet more accessible, useful and beneficial to low-income people and neighborhoods.
Dory Rand- Dory Rand is President of Woodstock Institute, a leading nonprofit research and policy organization focused on fair lending, wealth creation, and financial systems reform.
Geoff Smith - Geoff Smith is the Executive Director of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) at DePaul University. He directs the Institute’s research and data collection efforts that focus primarily on supporting practitioners such as city planners, financial institutions, developers, and community-based organizations working to preserve and increase access to affordable rental housing in Cook County.
Scarlett Swerdlow- Scarlett Swerdlow serves as Advocacy and Communications Director of Arts Alliance Illinois, the state's leading voice for the arts and arts education. She is also one of 20 elected members of the Americans for the Arts Emerging Leaders Council and sits on the board of directors of the Progressive Alliance PAC.
Chuck Templeton - Chuck Templeton is the founder of Open Table, an online restaurant reservation service that began in 1998.
Johanna Thompson – Johanna Thompson is a Digital Learning Specialist at The Field Museum, coordinating design challenges for high school youth that connect the Museum's research and collections with their own project goals.
Susana Vasquez - Susana Vasquez joined LISC in 2003 as a program officer and soon became director of the office's most ambitious effort—the New Communities Program, a 10-year project to comprehensively redevelop 16 Chicago neighborhoods. She was named LISC/Chicago's executive director in 2011.