21st February 2014

Get involved with TechHub and Ordnance Survey’s Developer Challenge


With the GeoVation Camp rapidly approaching and our 10 finalists confirmed we thought it be a good time to remind you of another competition; the Ordnance Survey Developer challenge in partnership with TechHub.

So today’s guest blog is from TechHub and Locappy.


Last Thursday saw TechHub host the first in a brand new series of events, ‘The Future of… Location Based Tech’ and they were very pleased to have four top speakers sharing their knowledge of where the future of location based tech may end up taking us.

Newly launched startup Locappy presented on five areas that they believed to be key in the future of location-based tech:

Got a location-based startup? Why not get involved with TechHub and Ordnance Survey’s Developer programme, focused on helping startups get better, faster.


Developer Challenge logo


Launching your business can be a daunting prospect, so the Ordnance Survey Developer Challenge 2014 is offering to help you get started. They have teamed up with TechHub – one of the leading technology co-working communities in Great Britain to offer a fantastic prize. Up to four winner(s) will receive 12 months’ free access to the extensive range of datasets and services to build their idea and TechHub will provide free flexible working space at a TechHub office of their choice (London, Manchester or Swansea) for up to a year. On top of this both Ordnance Survey and TechHub will provide support and mentoring to help you make the most from our products, sort out the legalities of setting up a new business and much more.

All you need is an innovative idea for a B2B, product, service or application that uses Ordnance Survey geographic data at its core. The idea must hold the potential to be profitable or bring cost-saving benefits for businesses.

Simply fill in the short form to submit your entry before midday on Friday 28 February.