Tags economic development

Underserved communities triaged in CivStart accelerator's first cohort

by • 1 month ago

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.

New York City launches urban tech community program

by • 7 months ago

"The Grid" is aimed at connecting players in New York's burgeoning urban-tech industry.

Oregon opens broadband office to connect rural residents

by • 8 months ago

An executive order creates a statewide coordinating office to be staffed by four or five employees charged with ensuring everyone is online.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy revives science and technology commission, adds innovation to the name

by • 1 year ago

The economic development body was created in 1985, but was defunded by Gov. Chris Christie in 2010.

Arkansas publishes map-ready image of entire state

by • 2 years ago

A yearlong project to update aerial imagery is expected to aid first responders and economic development efforts.

DigitalTown's 'operating system for cities' aims to prop up local economies

by • 2 years ago

A new platform for connecting consumers with local businesses will use blockchain tech to allow the public to buy and sell shares of a city's economy.

To support local economy, dot-Boston web domains open for pre-order

by • 2 years ago

Nonprofits, government organizations and local businesses are being encouraged to purchase as a means to lift the city's profile and raise grant funding for technology education programs.