Sewer scanners, drone hives funded in latest Urban-X startup cohort

by • 1 year ago

Each of seven companies developing solutions for urban areas will receive $150,000 and run through a 20-week accelerator program.

Bike lane object-detection tech one of three winners in DCx challenge

by • 2 years ago

Three winners of a Washington D.C. startup competition will split $20,000 for their public-safety-driven technologies.

San Antonio innovation office opens residency program

by • 3 years ago

Tech startups and organization can now apply for a 16-week program that challenges technologists to devise solutions for seven department challenges.

Lagging tech startup growth could hurt Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's re-election chances

by • 3 years ago

In the category of new business creation, the state ranks dead last in the U.S.

San Antonio activates community problem solvers with launch of CivTechSA

by • 3 years ago

City partnership with a local startup incubator aims to connect government departments with students, startups and entrepreneurs to solve local challenges.

Civic tech companies are making a devastating mistake

by • 3 years ago

A new report says many civic tech startups are risking bankruptcy by ignoring financials and pursuing offerings that don’t answer critical problems.

OpenGov expands the meaning of transparency with latest acquisition

by • 3 years ago

Performance management and government transparency software company OpenGov is growing its tools with the acquisition of a civic engagement platform.

With tech leading the charge, report ranks top states and cities for startup growth

by • 3 years ago

The Kauffman Foundation says Washington, D.C., and Virginia are at the top.

3 cities show what a national Startup in Residence program can do

by • 4 years ago

As the California Bay Area's Startup in Residence program approaches national expansion in 2018, this year's participants share how AI, analytics and process changes are expanding government's options and improving communities.