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Join our Community

Our community platform brings our whole network together of local government leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, govtech industry professionals and more for networking, discussions, learning, sharing, and key ecosystem resources


CivStart mentors have specific skills, large networks, or long history in some aspect of the government technology space.

Our Mentor Network is critical to building up our diverse group of civic-minded founders, growing our startup companies, and supporting the govtech ecosystem overall.

  • Give Back - Your expertise and connections can be an invaluable resource to young founders looking to help state and local governments.

  • Speaking Opportunity - Present to the start-up cohort and at events as an educator and thought leader from the govtech space.

  • Networking - Meet and network with other govtech experts who are dedicated to supporting this community, including through events such as webinars, demo days, and receptions.

  • Stay on the Cutting Edge - Working with startups is a great way to see what's next for state and local governments.

  • CivStart Website - All mentors will be featured with a bio and headshot on the CivStart website.

  • Insider in CivStart - Receive insider updates on CivStart's programming, growth, and partnerships.



Create Relationships That Matter

We help startup companies navigate the $3.25 trillion state & local government market.

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Accelerate Public Sector Technology

CivStart helps public sector leaders better understand technology innovation, as well as the potential policy and purchasing implications that come with them.​

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At CivStart, we believe our partners need to be a part of the solutions trying to solve the biggest challenges facing our communities.

CivStart is a nonprofit accelerator that connects new innovations and leaders in the govtech ecosystem. We guide and increase the adoption rate of cutting-edge technology solutions within government to steward good ideas that address the needs of local communities.

If our mission aligns with your work and you would like to find out more about how you get involved, please click below to learn more. 

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