Contest idea: Speed up speeding ticket payment - Omaha.com
Published Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 5:00 am / Updated at 9:05 am
Money Talks
Contest idea: Speed up speeding ticket payment


In the Money Talks blog, The World-Herald shares the latest in Nebraska business and development, with behind-the-scenes notes from our Money team. Read more and join the conversation.

Wouldn't it be convenient if you could pay that speeding ticket immediately?

That's what Derek Homann of Omaha was thinking when he submitted his idea for a way for police officers to accept mobile payments to Ideation Nation, a five-week civic hacking competition sponsored by Code for America and local startup MindMixer.

Homann's idea was chosen for the top 25 finalists in the contests. He will go on to compete for $5,000 and support from both organizations to develop and roll out their winning idea in 2014, which will be selected based on community feedback, now open through the end of November on the contest site.

Contact the writer: Paige Yowell

paige.yowell@owh.com    |   402-444-1414    |  

Paige covers commercial development news primarily for the Money section's news blog, Money Talks.

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