Google Developers Live: Don Dodge interviews David Weekly

Root access: How your startup should work with advisors, with David Weekly

David Weekly

Streamed live on Mar 7, 2013

Don Dodge interviews David Weekly about how to use advisors for your startup effectively and what kind of contract to have with them. David Weekly founded PBWorks, a hosted wiki/collaboration service that serves four million people a month. He also started HackerDojo, a co-working space in Mountain View, CA, where Pinterest was born. David has been on both sides of the table multiple times: getting help from advisors for his startups and advising entrepreneurs on their startups.

Google Places API Developer Challenge Winners Announced

We’re happy to announce the winners of the Google Places API Developer Challenge, an event that brought together 87 developers from 27 countries around the world to build applications that address some of the most pressing needs facing our communities. The winning apps address important community issues such as emergency response, homelessness, public transport and environmental impact. Many exciting prizes await these talented developers, whom we look forward to seeing later this year at Google I/O.


Challenge participants were encouraged by civic leaders to combine the Google Places API with one or more municipal data sets to create an application that helps improve their communities. You can check out the applications gallery to see the full suite of incredible applications submitted by developers around the globe, then continue reading to see how the four winning developers and three runners-up succeeded in meeting the goals of the challenge!

And the winners are…

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