Biden transition leans on state and local tech experience
The president-elect's transition advisers include several current and former state and local IT officials, like former Santa Clara County, Calif., CIO Ann Dunkin.
17 local governments join inaugural STIR Labs cohort
Cities including Austin, Texas; Detroit, and San Jose, California, are among the first members of new program that recruits research universities to solve community challenges.
For pandemic recovery, STIR Labs to match universities with state and local agencies
A new program launched by the civic tech company CityInnovate, called STIR Labs, seeks to match state and local government agencies with nearby universities that can help solve upcoming challenges, such as economic recovery.
A new website matches cities with pandemic help, but many aren't ready for partnerships
The civic technology nonprofit CityInnovate says local governments are too busy to build new partnerships as they respond to the unfolding public health crisis.
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.
Startup in Residence launches 81 local-government projects for small tech companies to solve
The projects will address transit, housing, public safety and other issues for 28 participating governments.
San Francisco innovation chief Jay Nath departs for civic tech nonprofit
The chief innovation officer was formative in building keystone civic technology programs like Startup in Residence.
D.C. to lead East Coast growth of Startup in Residence program
As a 2018 nationwide expansion approaches, the nation's capital announces it will serve as civic tech program's East Coast hub.
San Francisco Startup in Residence program seeks replicable solutions through national expansion
The city will cede leadership to tech policy nonprofit City Innovate Foundation as organizers consider applications from communities around the country.