Young Developers Code Their Way To Prizes In Mexico

07/20/2016 Forbes

globalizationFive young developers from Mexico won a $10,000 grand prize last month in Cancun after competing against 36 other teams to develop applications that address social, economic, and environmental challenges. Team Nisi Vitae modeled an app that enables users to quickly and automatically provide medical information to emergency response personnel when calling for an ambulance.

In addition to the $10,000 grand prize, the team won $2,500 for coming in first in one of four categories, plus four months of mentorship from a Mexico City-based venture capital firm to help bring the app to fruition.

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