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Business Travelers Get A Boost At Disrupt NY Hackathon

TechCrunch logo TechCrunch 5/05/2014 Jonathan Shieber

How many times have you taken a trip for work, landed in a city you didn’t know and wondered how to get the most bang out of that sweet, sweet expense account buck?

Thanks to Disrupt, there are now a few apps for that.

,, , and all offered up some applications integrating with, , and many more to come up with the optimal business trip.

Whether it’s figuring out how to pack for a trip, where to eat dinner and see a show while you’re in town, or even how to save some money while eating out, these hacks mean that  (thanks Yogi).

Concur Trip offered an all-in-one weather, local activity and agenda tracker, which won the MailJet top prize for its application.

CorpSquare won the top prize from sponsor Concur with its recommendation engine based on previous Concur expenses.

Dining Proffer served up dining discounts to business travelers based on location and expense account information.

Meanwhile, YammCur took a different approach, giving business travelers a way to conserve their dollars and get rewarded for NOT spending a ton of money while traveling.

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