08/30/2011 04:05 pm ET | Updated Oct 30, 2011

Parking Spot Website Wins Apps For Chicago Contest

SpotHero's Mark Lawrence is pumped.

"We were unbelievably excited," says Lawrence. "We've been really working hard on this full time and it really shows validation for our idea." After a year of hard work by himself and his partner Jeremy Smith in launching their parking spot rental website, SpotHero claimed top prize in the first round of the city sponsored Apps for Chicago contest.

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