Code for America appoints Amanda Renteria as new CEO
Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka is succeeded by Amanda Renteria, former chief of staff to Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
Code for America chief Jennifer Pahlka to step down Jan. 31
Pahlka, who previously announced the organization's search for a new executive director, will remain a consultant and member of its board of directors.
Bike lane object-detection tech one of three winners in DCx challenge
Three winners of a Washington D.C. startup competition will split $20,000 for their public-safety-driven technologies.
In Sacramento, civic technology guides progress
The city's chief innovation officer says civic tech undergirds a vast array of economic development and strategic initiatives in the state capital.
Transit Tech Lab pilots solutions for NYC's transit woes
For transit systems with shaky performance and unclear futures, the city is turning to small tech companies for a leg up.
Underserved communities triaged in CivStart accelerator's first cohort
Ten startups will enter a 24-month program to develop solutions aimed at improving quality of life, public safety and public health for underserved communities.
D.C.'s latest app challenge takes on public safety
Months after a similar competition targeting transportation and environment, the city now looks for tools to support its police, fire and health departments.
Mini-backed startup incubator takes on energy, food waste in sixth cohort
Urban-X's sixth cohort will feature seven companies that will also address design, road safety and emergency response.
Startup in Residence announces 43 projects in 2019 cohort
Tech startups partnered with 22 local governments to create new digital tools, revamp frail processes and unite stakeholders.