A web app from Cambridge designed to motivate young people about what they want to do with their lives was one of eight winners of the SVc2UK Appathon.
Eighteen apps made the shortlist following two weekends of hacking government data that took place at six UK universities with the final winners announced today at 10 Downing Street following a meeting with PM, David Cameron.
The Cambridge winner was wiguTree.com (When I Grow Up), an idea that uses videos and peer recommendations to bring to life the dry and weary task that is careers advice.
It was one of two Cambridge teams to reach the final, the other Collide (or Collision), both profiled following the Cambridge Appathon in Cabume.
The prize includes a pitch at TechCity on Saturday and a tour of Silicon Valley as well as a spot on UKTI's SXSW appearance.
Only one of the team gets to fly to Silicon Valley though, but seeing as James Jardine has already won a three month trip to the Valley's Plug and Play after winning Cutec's TVC pitching competition earlier this year, surely a spot for one of the other team members (who are Alexander Phillips, Graham Bates, Victoria Hansen and Sandeep Tailor) is up for grabs.
Videos of all the winners can be found on The Guardian here.
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