1. September 7, 2012

    Happy birthday, Challenge.gov!

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    Today, Challenge.gov turns two. We’re proud to power the award-winning innovation platform, which allows citizens and the federal government to team up to solve problems. 

    Join us in celebrating Challenge.gov’s second birthday. If you haven’t already, sign up for an account and participate in a challenge or two. After more than 200 competitions and 5,000 submitted solutions, we can tell you firsthand: it feels great to innovate. 

    More news on Challenge.gov:
    Challenge.gov: Two Years and 200 Prizes Later [The White House Blog]
    How It All Began [The ChallengePost Blog]

    We invite you to join us on Facebookfollow @ChallengePost Twitter, and send a “Happy Birthday” tweet to @ChallengeGov

    By Megan 

  2. September 7, 2011

    Happy 1st Birthday, Challenge.gov!

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    We’re proud to power Challenge.gov, an award-winning one-stop shop where citizens and the federal government can come together to innovate and solve problems. 

    As Challenge.gov turns 1 today, join the fun and excitement by signing up for an account. Flex your creative muscles, and support or participate in a challenge or two.

    To quote United States Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra at this year’s Big Omaha conference, “There’s never been a better time to be an innovator.

    By: Samantha

    Follow @ChallengePost on Twitter and like us on Facebook. 

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    How It All Began [The ChallengePost Blog]

    Challenge.gov 1st Anniversary Video [YouTube]

  3. July 15, 2011

    Challenge.gov launches 100th challenge!

    At the launch of Challenge.gov at the Government 2.0 Summit last fall, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra talked about the benefits of challenges fueling innovation. Now 10 months later, he’s marking the 100th challenge on Challenge.gov by sponsoring the Apps Against Abuse Challenge together with Vice President Joe Biden, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

    Since its debut in September 2010, Challenge.gov has spurred nationwide innovation by bringing citizens and the Federal government together to solve more than 100 challenges from 34 departments and agencies. All together, the competitions generated over 2,000 solutions, and solvers have been awarded more than $10 million dollars in cash and prizes.

    There are challenges that ask individuals, teams, and organizations to create videos, write software, invent products, submit recipes, design graphics, and more. Whatever the challenge is, a common theme emerges – one of creativity, innovation, and a sense of community.

    Check out a challenge on the award-winning Challenge.gov today, and help drive collaborative innovation in open government by creating, supporting, or participating in one.

    Challenge.gov is free, meaningful and there’s nothing to lose. In fact, you may even win something!

    By: Samantha

    Follow @ChallengeGov on Twitter and join them on Facebook.

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    Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra interviewed at Gov 2.0 Summit 2010 [YouTube]

    "Apps Against Abuse" Challenge to Help Address Sexual Assault and Dating Violence [The White House Blog]

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