World Pitch: Come see 10 teams from around the world pitch their app ideas!

This year, over 600 girls from around the world competed in the Technovation Challenge, building apps to solve problems in their local communities. On May 2nd, 10 regional finalists will come together to pitch their ideas to a panel of VC judges at World Pitch 2013. The event will take place at Twitter HQ (1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco) from 6-9 pm and will feature a networking hour, keynote speech from Melissa Bradley (CEO, Tides Foundation), and pitch presentations from our ten regional finalists. The winning team from World Pitch will receive $10,000 in funding to take their app to market. Which team will you be rooting for?


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Who2Call by Tek5

Created alongside Nottinghamshire Police, Who2Call will help you make the right choice at the right time when you need to call the police in the UK. Saving Lives. Saving Money. Saving Resources. Saving Time. School: New College Nottingham, England

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NeighborHoot by Wildcat Watchers

NeighborHoot is a community watch application that connects users via a public network and informs members on how to share and respond to situations that arise in their neighborhood. Users can immediately post warnings through the Forum, send GPS locations to authorities, and learn fun safety tips through the Adventure Game. School: Dougherty Valley, San Ramon, CA

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NaviCar by TeamRoundofAPPlause

NaviCar helps you organize hectic schedules and arrange carpools with people who live close to you. The app includes features such as a calendar, schedule reminder, message planning, and even route planning. School: Thomas Jefferson High School, Arlington, VA

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Solidárie by Solidárias

Solidárie is a mobile application designed for people who want to find, connect and share volunteer experiences. Users can post pictures and share volunteer experiences, creating a bond between volunteers and institutions and encouraging users to volunteer more. School: Colégio Universitas, Santos, Brazil

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DoGooder by IdeaFuse

Do-gooder is an app to help users find opportunities for volunteer work. These “do-gooders” will have the ability to view and track their cumulative community service hours, interact with friends, and earn virtual badges for their involvement. School: Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough, MA

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CommUnity by Innogators

CommUnity is an easy way for users to find and track volunteer opportunities in their community that match their unique interests. This app uses a custom search tool to find opportunities, keeps records of volunteer hours, and shares these records with the user’s school. School: Castilleja, Mountain View, CA

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TrafficApp by Princeton Girls in IT

TrafficApp is designed to track traffic offenders within the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The offender’s details are filled in on an e-form, which is submitted to a central database table visible to all users of the app when the submit button is clicked. School: Princeton College, Lagos-Nigeria

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Pet Stop by GeekChic

Pet Stop is an app that enables the user to efficiently access pet-relevant information “on-the-go.” It allows users to post about pets they have lost, report found pets, locate veterinarians, find adoptable pets, and more. School: Homestead High, Cupertino, CA

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Early Bird by ClementsTechGirls

Early Bird is an alarm clock created for elementary students which force the user to complete an educational game before the sound will turn off. Building off the phrase, “Early bird gets the worm,” this app uses worms as currency, with which users can purchase items, including snoozes and virtual pet Birds. School: Clements High School, Sugar Land, TX

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Arrive by Nightingale

Arrive is a school attendance system which uses geolocation to track students within 60 ft of a school, and then enables them to scan a QR code as they come into the building. Administrators can view student attendance by class and last name, and parents can opt-in to receive a text message when their child arrives at school. School: The Nightingale-Bamford School New York, NY

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