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Final date of award ceremony announced: FEBRUARY 16!

We are pleased to be able to finally announce the date of the award ceremony of the Cairo Transport App Challenge! It will be now held on February 16, same location and agenda as was previously announced and which can be seen here. Follow this link to register and see more information regarding the event.... Read More »

Award ceremony – date change! Register now!

Due to the actual situation in Cairo, the award ceremony and final event of the Cairo Transport App Challenge will finally be postponed and take place on January 5th, 2013! early February 2013 (to be announced soon!) You can see here the preliminary agenda and practical information of the event and you can register online FOR FREE in order to attend the event.... Read More »

Public voting has just started!

We have just opened the online competition, where everyone can vote for his/her favorite app. Check all the participating apps of the Cairo Transport App Challenge, vote for your favorite and help us choose the best apps for Cairo! The most voted app will go directly to the final event, taking place on December 15 in Cairo, where all 10 finalists will present their apps live on stage in front of a... Read More »

Questions and answers regarding app submission

Hi all! I summarize here some of the question that more frequently come up these days regarding the app submission. Q1. How can I edit my submission? A1. You can edit the app profile you have created by going to appcircus.com, logging in with your appcircus user account and clicking on “edit my profile” (your app should appear there). Q2. Can I only add 3 screenshot while submitting my app? A2... Read More »

Live hangout session with questions around app submission

Are you interested in having a live hangout with the App Challenge organizers, with questions related to the app submission process? Then let us know by leaving a comment in this post. The first 10 people interested in participating will be invited to the hangout. Video of the hangout will be also publicly available afterwards so that everyone can see. Dates available are: Friday 9, at 10:00 (Cair... Read More »

Arabic translation of problem statements and process

In the pdf below you can find the arabic translation of the problem statements and process of the Cairo Transport App Challenge. Problem Statements – arabic... Read More »

App submission opens!

We have just opened the submission of Apps to the Online Competition!! In order to submit your app, you need to complete this process. You will be asked to create an AppCircus profile if you don’t have one already. After submitting your app this will be validated from the organizers and it will then appear online. After the submission period ends, all participating apps will be subject to p... Read More »

What comes next?

Ok, so many of you have submitted your idea and hopefully you have received some useful, initial feedback from your mentor. How do you proceed and what are the next steps? Keep working with your mentor: do you have concrete problems with your app? Consult your mentor with direct messages or arrange some chat or hangout with him. However, remember that your mentor is not the only one who can help y... Read More »

Sample data for transportation studies

Follow the link below to download the new data sets provided by the World Bank, including sample data on Routes, Speed Data, Parking etc. Link to Sample Data... Read More »

First hangout sessions tonight!

Join us tonight for the first two hangout sessions with the Mentors! Mentors from the World Bank and GDG will be available by hangout on our Google+ page to answer some of your questions regarding the problem statements. First session will start at 9:10pm and second session will start just after that, at 9:40pm. There are limited places, only 10 people per hangout, so be on the look for the hango... Read More »

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