These 11 Teams will Compete at the Inaugural Smart City Challenge

D.C.-based tech nonprofit and accelerator Smart City Works has named the finalists for its inaugural Smart City Challenge.

The new challenge calls on innovators to come up with tech solutions to help cities grow across sectors like housing, broadband, education and public safety. The Smart City Challenge kicked off in January with a monthlong hackathon and 49 teams. That pool has been narrowed down to 11 finalists who will virtually pitch at the finale and award event on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. The challenge is hosted in partnership with Refraction, Fairfax County, Girls in Tech DC, Virginia Tech and The Universities at Shady Grove.

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