CODE, the first national appathon using federal government Open Data. The winning team is Electric Sheep from Wilfrid Laurier University in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.
The team was awarded the $25,000 Grand Prize provided by contest sponsor OpenText Corporation – well-known for its support of Open Data in Canada.
Electric Sheep also won the Fan Favourite Prize of $1000, as chosen by Canadians in an online poll.
Canada is a hotbed of talent – watch out world!” said Robert Herjavec, Founder and CEO, The Herjavec Group, leading cyber security firm and a Shark host on ABC’s Shark Tank.
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