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Tech innovation helps customers find their local vendor

 INSP 07 September 2019

We use our mobile phones to find the nearest train station, shop, bar or hotel – but what if you could also use it to find your nearest street paper vendor? In two cities, thousands of miles apart, you can now do just that. Rebekah Funk reveals the story behind this year’s INSP Award winner for Best Technology Innovation in Vancouver, as well as a Greek take on the ‘vendor finder’ app. (1069 Words) - By Rebekah Funk

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A Vendor Finder app developed by Canadian street paper Megaphone won the INSP Award 2015 for Best Technology Innovation at the INSP summit, held this year in Seattle.Credit: Megaphone

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Megaphone vendor Patrick. Credit: Megaphone

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In Athens, Greek street paper Shedia has begun piloting its own mobile app for Apple and Android to engage readers. Credit: Shedia

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In Athens, Greek street paper Shedia has begun piloting its own mobile app for Apple and Android, to engage readers. Credit: Shedia


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