Chosen by a live audience vote at the New Cities Summit, this year's AppMyCity! winner is...


Peerby (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) enables people to borrow the things they need from their neighbours in under 30 minutes. Users post something they want to borrow, and neighbours will get a push notification to which they can respond in a single ​touch.

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We are absolutely thrilled to win this prize. The AppMyCity! competition is about making cities more fun, fair, vibrant and sustainable. That is exactly what we are trying to do with Peerby.

Daan Weddepohl, CEO & Founder, Peerby

Peerby is a perfect example of how apps can re-imagine urban living. The New Cities Foundation is proud to celebrate Peerby’s current contributions to cities and hopes to encourage its potential for further innovation. Congratulations!

—John Rossant, Founder and Chairman of the New Cities Foundation and AppMyCity! judge

About the New Cities Foundation

The New Cities Foundation is a leading global non-profit organization, with a vision to build more inclusive, dynamic and creative cities benefiting people and society. Its mission is to incubate, promote and scale urban innovations through collaborative partnerships between government, business, academia and civil society.

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New Cities Summit 2014: Re-Imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis

We are hosting our third New Cites Summit in Dallas around the theme of “Re-Imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis”. The New Cities Summit is our annual flagship event bringing together 1,000 of the world’s most senior decision makers, mayors, leading CEOs, innovators, entrepreneurs, architects and thinkers. It is the global agenda-setting event for the urban space.

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