12 govtech startups join CivStart accelerator


A new cohort of civic-minded entrepreneurs has been selected to receive support and mentorship through CivStart's accelerator program.

CivStart and National League of Cities to help six cities launch tech pilots


CivStart will help the cities, including New York and Philadelphia, find tech solutions to local issues over the next year.

CivStart names 13 govtech startups for 2021 cohort


The group's third annual startup cohort gains access to its adviser network and can work with established companies like Amazon Web Services.

Don't let 'smart city' buzzwords confuse people, IT leaders say


If the public will interact with a project, they shouldn't be exposed to confusing terms that obscure the purpose of a project, IT officials told a conference audience.

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.