Yipit API Featured on NYC BigApps: NYC Developers, Don’t Miss Out on $50k in Prizes!

Business Insider Oct 19, 2011 Back to press

Yipit is excited to announce that our API has been selected as a featured partner for the NYC BigApps 3.0 Challenge!

We are a proud member of the Made in NYC community and support our city’s efforts to help create sustainable software applications that help NYC and its technological ecosystem.

The third annual BigApps competition offers 13 cash prizes, including $4,000 to the winner of Best NYC Mashup for the best app utilizing an API from a featured NYC startup like Yipit. Non-monetary prizes, including two NY Tech Meetup demo slots and two TechStars finalist spots, are also up for grabs.

The Yipit API offers access to all the great daily deals from 717 services, including Groupon, Living Social, Amazon Local, Gilt City, Yelp and many more. Our API has well over 200 active deals available at any one time in NYC alone!

We encourage NYC BigApps contestants to build atop the Yipit platform by integrating our API into your apps and we look forward to seeing the new and interesting ways you will use our data.

Check out the API section of our website to view our documentation and more. You should also feel free to reach out to our Developer’s Forum with questions.

Submissions for NYC BigApps 3.0 are due by 5pm EST on January 25, 2012, so get hacking!

Dave Tomback is the director of business development for Yipit, the leading daily deal aggregator.

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