The GovTech 100 is an annual list compiled and published by Government Technology as a compendium of 100 companies focused on, making a difference in, and selling to state and local government agencies across the United States. In 2017, as detailed in this feature-length story, the gov tech market brought bigger deals, more investment, new companies and many fresh new innovations that moved the needle in the public sector. We encourage you to explore the companies below and check out the 2018 GovTech 100 in our new interactive (and searchable) ecosystem map.

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Name Founded Description
Accela 1999 Accela provides civic engagement solutions and improves core processes for city, county, state and federal governments.
Aclara Technologies 1972 Aclara Technologies is a supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to water, gas, and electric utilities globally.
AmigoCloud 2011 AmigoCloud is a geospatial platform that helps you collect, manage, analyze, visualize, and publish your location data.
APPCityLife®, Inc. 2009 APPCityLife is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) making it easier than ever to deploy mobile, AI, chatbots, and BlockChain to improve cities.
ArchiveSocial 2011 ArchiveSocial is a social media archiving solution for business compliance and legal protection activities in enterprises.
Axon 1993 Axon is a conducted electrical weapons development and innovative secured digital evidence management solutions company.
Balancing Act by Engaged Public 1998 Balancing Act is a suite of tools to help government engage citizens on budget priorities and financial issues. Product of Engaged Public.
Bang the Table 2007 Bang the Table provides its online community engagement platform to over 300 government organizations worldwide.
Binti 2014 Binti is a for-profit mission driven tech company with the goal of helping children have safe, loving and stable families.
BlueLine Grid 2013 BlueLine Grid operates the premier mass notification and critical collaboration platform for corporations and government agencies.
Boundless Spatial 2012 Boundless is a provider of open source product support, training and core development to meet geospatial requirements.
Buildingeye 2012 Buildingeye is a user friendly planning information portal specializing in GIS and data visualization.
Callyo 2010 Advancing mobile technology for law enforcement investigators to create a safer world for children
Cartegraph 1994 Cartegraph makes modern operations management software for local governments.
CITYBASE 2013 CityBase is a gov tech platform that connects cities and citizens to make government more accessible and efficient.
CityInsight CityInsight creates mobile and desktop applications for municipal government.
Citymart - Transforming the Way Cities Solve Problems 2011 Citymart is a tech company empowering city officials to better serve their communities through access to data, insights, and peers
CitySourced 2006 CitySourced is an enterprise civic engagement platform in the world, connecting citizens with their local government.
Cityzenith 2009 Cityzenith provides the world's leading data visualization platform software and applications for IoT and Smart Cities.
CivicActions 2004 Open and Agile Digital Government Services
CivicPlus 1994 CivicPlus provides integrated software for cities and counties across North America. (Websites, HRMS, Mass Notfications and more)
CivicScape 2017 A New Standard for Real-Time Policing
CivicSmart 2015 CivicSmart is a technology services and engineering company specializing in Smart City parking solutions.
CIVIQ Smartscapes 2015 CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures
Clear Ballot Group, Inc. 2009 Clear Ballot is re-imagining elections with the world's most innovative and transparent voting system.
ClearGov 2015 ClearGov is helping citizens better understand their local government's financial performance.
CoInspect 2014 CoInspect builds mobile software to manage compliance, quality assurance, and brand standards.
coUrbanize 2013 coUrbanize is an online community engagement platform connecting real estate developers and municipalities with residents.
Court Innovations 2013 Court Innovations develops and implements online negotiation systems for courts and constituents.
CRIMEWATCH 2012 Crowd Sourced Crime Fighting
CSDC Inc 1989 CSDC provides software to help governments efficiently manage resources & processes to enable growth and seamlessly interact with citizens.
EasyVote Solutions 2013 EasyVote Solutions delivers a SaaS platform to city, county and state election offices to help manage the process of running elections.
Elucd 2016 Elucd is a GovTech company that provides cities with near-realtime understanding of how citizens feel about their government.
Envisio Solutions Inc. 2012 Envisio helps governments achieve greater transparency & accountability by making it easy to track and report on strategic plans.
Esri 1969 Esri offers geographic information system software, web GIS, and geodatabase management applications.
GCR Inc. 1979 GCR Inc., a professional services firm, delivers expert consulting services and cutting-edge technology solutions
Govlist 2016 Govlist is a procurement solution helping governments and vendors make better decisions, move faster, and simplify the procurement process.
GovPilot 2014 GovPilot is a web-based Management Platform developed exclusively for local government.
GovQA 2002 GovQA, provides SaaS-based, collaboration tools enabling the nation's top cities, counties, and state agencies process complex work.
GovSense 2014 GovSense is cloud-based permitting, licensing and financial software for state and local government.
Granicus 1999 Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve.
GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. 2006 GRIDSMART uses a single camera to actuate intersections and gather data on arterials and highways.
HAAS Alert 2015 Cellular V2V (vehicle-to-vehicle) communication, "smart" cities service delivers the road ahead to motorists, connected and autonomous cars.
IPS Group 1995 San Diego-based IPS Group, Inc. is a design, engineering and manufacturing company focused on low power wireless telecommunications and
Itron 1977 Itron is a technology company that offers products and services on energy and water resource management.
LiveStories 2013 LiveStories drives outreach and better decisions with civic data. Our online tools make it easy to analyze data and communicate insights.
LotaData, Inc. 2015 LOTADATA transforms time, place, activity into actionable context, insights and segments for mobile analytics and business intelligence
Mark43 2012 Mark43 develops law enforcement software that allows police to collect, manage, analyze and share information.
Maximus 1975 Maximus is an operator of government health and human services programs that help serve citizens with compassion and efficacy.
Motorola Solutions 1928 Motorola Solutions creates mission-critical communication solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers.
Munetrix 2010 Munetrix is a web-based information source providing financial information and forecasting tools for municipal governments and schools.
Municode 1951 Municode provides website design & development, electronic payment processing, codification, and publishing services to local governments.
Neighborland 2011 Neighborland enables residents to collaborate with local organizations and take action on their area-related issues.
Neighborly 2012 Neighborly modernizes access to public finance, the $1 billion dollar per day market that funds vital public projects like schools & parks.
NEOGOV 1999 NEOGOV is the market and technology leader in on-demand human resources software for the public sector.
Nextdoor 2010 Nextdoor is a private social network that enables members to communicate with neighbors.
NextRequest 2015 NextRequest makes public records requests friendlier for the public and easier for governments.
NIC 1992 NIC is a provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing.
One Concern 2015 We are a benevolent AI company with a vision for planetary-scale resilience where everyone lives in a safe, equitable and sustainable world.
OpenCounter 2012 OpenCounter combines Silicon Valley and public-sector talent to create best-of-class products for modern governments.
OpenDataSoft 2011 OpenDataSoft is a cloud-based turnkey platform for data publishing and API management.
OpenGov 2012 OpenGov is the first complete cloud solution for public sector budgeting, operational performance, and citizen engagement.
Paladin Data Systems 1994 Paladin Data streamlines community development. SMARTGOV is SaaS solution that streamlines permitting, licensing, code enforcement and more.
Passport 2010 Passport transforms the way cities manage their operations by reducing operational complexity and delivering intelligent data.
PayIt 2013 PayIt simplifies doing business with state, local and federal government through its mobile transaction and payment platform.
Periscope Holdings 2001 Periscope Holdings helps organizations build a better procurement process.
PermitZone 2016 Providing contractors and DIY pro’s, visibility into municipal knowledge, permitting requirements and the ability to pull permits online.
Pluto AI 2016 Pluto is an analytics platform for smart water management.
Pondera Solutions 2011 Pondera offers a comprehensive cloud solution to help you detect, investigate, and enforce fraud, waste, and abuse.
PredPol 2012 PredPol predicts crime using cloud software technology that identifies the highest risk times and places in near real-time.
ProudCity 2016 ProudCity is a software company providing cities with websites and online government services. 2014 helps organizations engage their audience and collect valuable insights.
Questica, Inc. 1998 Questica’s software suite includes fully featured web-based budgeting, performance and data visualization solutions.
RapidSOS 2013 RapidSOS is an advanced emergency technology company.
Remix 2014 Remix is a planning platform for public transit.
RoadBotics, Inc. 2016 AI technology that monitors and manages roadways around the world.
Safe Fleet Holdings 2013 Leading global provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles.
SceneDoc 2011 SceneDoc is a provider of the leading smartphone/tablet-based investigation and field documentation platform.
Seabourne 2010 Seabourne is a technology and data strategy firm.
SeamlessDocs 2011 SeamlessDocs is a eSig and form automation platform that specializes in working with govs to help them digitize their PDF & form processes.
Securus Technologies 1986 Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications, parolee tracking, and government information
SeeClickFix 2008 SeeClickFix provides tools for residents and governments to communicate for all sizes, populations, and budgets.
ShotSpotter 1996 ShotSpotter, a public company, is the global leader in gunfire detection and location technology. It is used by more than 90 cities.
Sidewalk Labs 2014 Sidewalk Labs builds urban problems addressing and solution application platform.
Smarking 2014 Smarking turns parking data into instant actionable insights.
SmartProcure 2011 SmartProcure is a procurement database company for businesses and government agencies.
Socrata 2007 Socrata delivers data-as-a-service solutions to accelerate digital transformation in government and foster the open data ecosystem.
SPIDR Tech 2015 SPIDR Tech is a law enforcement technology development company.
SpotCrime 2007 SpotCrime is an online crime data and mapping aggregation website.
StreetLight Data 2010 StreetLight Data is a data analytics company transforming urban planning and transportation design with the power of geospatial data.
TriTech Software Systems 1992 TriTech Software Systems develops highly integrated public safety products and services for police, fire, and EMS agencies worldwide.
Tyler Technologies 1966 Tyler Technologies is a software company providing integrated software and technology services to the public sector.
Utilidata 1983 Utilidata is a software company, developing an intelligence digital platform to control electric grid.
Valor Water Analytics 2013 Valor Water Analytics develops customized financial data and dashboard tools for water utilities and businesses.
VaultRMS 2013 VaultRMS is a cloud-based technology platform for public safety agencies.
ViewPoint 1995 ViewPoint Cloud makes it easy to manage permit and license requests from intake to issuance.
Vision Internet 1995 Vision is a website design, development, hosting, and software company for local governments.
Vizalytics Technology 2012 Vizalytics creates location-specific business intelligence from open and private data for enterprise, government, and institutional clients.
Waycare 2016 WayCare optimizes traffic management systems leveraging predictive analytics, and enables two way vehicle to city communication.
Xcential Legislative Technologies 2002 Xcential provides SaaS-based solutions enable legislatures and regulatory to more efficiently create/publish legislation and regulations.