About the partners in the Rochester Civic App Challenge




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AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com/aboutus.

RIT and its MAGIC Center

Rochester Institute of Technology is internationally recognized for academic leadership in business, computing, engineering, imaging science, liberal arts, sustainability, and fine and applied arts, plus unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. RIT enrolls 18,000 full- and part-time students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs.

MAGIC, the Center for Media Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity, supports students, faculty and staff in turning ideas into marketable products in the burgeoning field of digital media—including games, apps and software. MAGIC is composed of a nonprofit university-wide research laboratory and a for-profit production studio.

Learn more at magic.rit.edu.

Digital Rochester


Digital Rochester was founded in 2000 and is made up of professionals and companies working together to strengthen the Greater Rochester area’s technology business community. DR events and community services include a wide array of educational and networking activities designed to support the growth and success of the Rochester business community. In 2010, the organization grew with the inclusion of the Association for Women in Computing (AWC) and eBusiness Association (eBA). In 2012, DR entered into a strategic alliance with Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) to enhance DR’s ability to support Greater Rochester’s business community.

Learn more at www.digitalrochester.com

High Tech Rochester

HTR is a nonprofit whose mission is to be a catalyst for entrepreneurship and innovation-based economic development. We do this by applying business expertise and network connections to aid in the formation and profitable growth of companies in the Rochester area and the Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York. HTR provides a suite of services, including technology commercialization for very-early-stage opportunities, business incubation for high-growth-potential startups, and growth services for existing manufacturing companies seeking to improve their top- and bottom-line performance.

Learn more at http://www.htr.org.

Hack Upstate

Hack Upstate, based in Syracuse, unites and facilitates collaboration among the greater Upstate New York hacker community. In doing so, Hack Upstate aims to contribute to the growth of Upstate New York’s technology sector, and create a robust network of technologists and regional technology companies and build incredible products. Learn more at hackupstate.com.