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Month-Long Contest to Map Austin’s Points of Interest Will Award Bitcoin Prize Pool Worth over $50,000

BWW News Desk
February 11, 2019

a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwstreetcredco2Fampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchorStreetCredampindex1ampmd590aa8d910285eae803888eb3540f1adf relnofollowStreetCreda a crowdsourced mapping company today announced a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwstreetcredco2Fblog2F20192F22F42Fannouncingmapaustinampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchorMapAustinampindex2ampmd5339d70283eaf116a228a0cefe7f4c278 relnofollowMapAustina a monthlong contest for Austins residents and visitors to map over 10000 of the citys points of interest for Bitcoin prizes Users can download the StreetCred app available for a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fitunesapplecom2Fus2Fapp2Fstreetcred2Fid1434235561ampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchoriOSampindex3ampmd5e4e2f78f9125835827069d49ba654695 relnofollowiOSa and a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fplaygooglecom2Fstore2Fapps2Fdetails3Fid3Dcomstreetcredmapnycampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchorAndroidampindex4ampmd59d9eb8b753aff2e4a4af20ddbaf937ec relnofollowAndroida mobile devices and begin earning points on March 1st by creating improving and validating places throughout Austin including shopping dining and outdoors amp recreation destinations among others Leaderboards will track users positions in realtime building competition across the city for the most contributions pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p Accessible point of interest data is a critical component of our everyday lives and our businesses but its controlled by very few companies and the quality varies tremendously from market to market said Randy Meech CoFounder of StreetCred We have developed a platform that incentivizes people to participate in the creation and realtime maintenance of place data so that all of us have maps that better represent reality p p The top 50 MapAustin participants will win a share of a 15 Bitcoin prize pool with the winner at the end of March winning 2 Bitcoin valued at the time of release at 673947 USD All of the data captured during MapAustin will be added to a decentralized marketplace for the worlds point of interest data All legal residents of the US who are in Austin during all or some of the contest dates can participate p p StreetCreds mission is to create a global marketplace for the worlds point of interest data MapAustin is the companys third datacollection contest MapNYC StreetCreds first contest took place in Fall 2018 Over 750 people from all over New York City created and validated over 20500 unique places within services shopping dining travel outdoor amp recreation nightlife civic education and arts amp entertainment categories StreetCred also conducted MapCES a threeday datacollection contest at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas during which participants edited points of interest and map indoor locations p p MapAustin by StreetCred will begin on March 1 2019 and end on March 31 2019 For more information about MapAustin by StreetCred visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Feventsstreetcredco2Fmapaustin2Fampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchorhttps3A2F2Feventsstreetcredco2Fmapaustin2Fampindex5ampmd5f16a34a477b43acd631944a68a83bdb3 relnofollowhttpseventsstreetcredcomapaustina or on Facebook a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwfacebookcom2Fstreetcredlabs2Fampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchor40streetcredlabsampindex6ampmd5db09ec56dae7cf42038322ea5336ed94 relnofollowstreetcredlabsa on Instagram a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwinstagramcom2Fstreetcredlabs2Fampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchor40streetcredlabsampindex7ampmd59f31f3f2393f09b50a8b36524533d906 relnofollowstreetcredlabsa and on Twitter a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Ftwittercom2Fstreetcredlabsampesheet51938819ampnewsitemid20190211005610amplanenUSampanchor40streetcredlabsampindex8ampmd504cf554d8213ddfa09ddcafd04b16393 relnofollowstreetcredlabsa p p bAbout StreetCredb p p StreetCred is a decentralized marketplace for the worlds point of interest data Through incentivized crowdsourced data capture and validation StreetCred creates and maintains highquality location data accessible to businesses consumers and application developers p p The value of Bitcoin fluctuates on the Bitcoin price index p p classbwalignc p

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