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Go Genie wins £25,000 investment at NOKIA’s ‘Pitch n Win’

It’s been quite action packed from Interactivsm in London and now the news that Go Genie won the ‘Pitch n Win’ investment award from NOKIA at the Zellig building in the Custard Factory in Birmingham on 30th June 2010. It was a fierce competition and Pesky People was lucky enough to be shortlisted to be one of eight companies presenting a 10 mins pitch with 10 mins of questioning. They booked BSL interpreters for me and my presentation... 
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Pesky People attending SXSW

We’ve brought Go Genie to the biggest digital interactive conference SXSW). It takes over the whole city, 30,000 people are attending and Pesky People is one of them. So why are we here? Go Genie is a one stop digital platform to enable disabled people to find access information on line. It makes it easy to find access information, crowdsources advice, puts information and access at it’s heart. Truely a network of knowleged to get... 
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Being a SMK Foundation campaigner finalist

Pesky People is delighted to announce that I (Alison) am a finalists in the SMK Foundation Awards Campaigner Awards 2010 (Consumer Action) – sponsored by Which? To quote The Consumer Action Award is ‘for campaigners who are fighting to get a fair deal for all’. It is fantastic to have my work on Pesky People recognised in this way and more so as a Deaf person. I’m told it was a tough competition. I had to apply, then was... 
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Breaking news: Pesky People awarded £25,000

It’s with great pleasure to announce that we have been awarded  £25,000 from the Arts Council’s Digital Content Development Programme for our OLILI project. We are working in partnership with The Workshop in Sheffield to develop multi-level platform  that enables disabled people to seek out Disability access information (in real time) and add their own commentary and listings including reviews, pictures, audio and videos. This will... 
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