BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER AROUND GREAT IDEAS FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD

We believe solving society’s biggest problems starts at the local level. Our mission is to build an honest and inclusive ecosystem of solutions that serve local governments and their communities.

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THE CIVSTART ACCELERATOR

Create relationships that matter.

We help top govtech startup founders navigate the $3.25 Trillion state & local government market.

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GOVERNMENT INNOVATION

Find innovative and affordable solutions to your biggest challenges.

Work with us on unique challenges or join one of our Government Innovation Programs.

INNOVATION HUB

From dynamic, in-person and virtual events to cross-sector research like our Task Force on Inclusive Innovation in govtech.

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State & Local Solutions

We offer a wide range of solutions, with a special focus on solutions that create access and opportunities for underserved and unconnected communities.Startups in our portfolio tackle some of the toughest challenges that state & local governments face today.

 
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Health & Human Services

hospitals, community health, 911 dispatch, employee health

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Transportation & Infrastructure

road pricing/tolling, last-mile transportation, EVs, ticketing

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Justice & Public Safety

public defender support, high-altitude imagery, code enforcement

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Citizen Engagement

many-to-many engagement, participatory budgeting, multi-lingual outreach

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Community & Economic Development

local business support, housing, employment, social services

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Revenue & Finance

cost-savings, pension and benefits administration, asset management, revenue generation

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STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

If our mission aligns with your work we welcome the support of a diverse array of corporate and other partners with monetary and in-kind donations in support of our work with startups and state & local government leaders.

 

Thank you to the organizations above for their support in helping us accomplish our mission.

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