GovTech Fund is Raising a Second Investment Pool The firm, led by Ron Bouganim, has filed documents with federal regulators showing progress toward setting up a second fund.
NEOGOV Acquires Online Training Company The government-focused HR software firm has bought out FirstNet Learning, a Denver-based workforce training company that claims thousands of municipal customers. As Legislators Press for Answers, Minnesota Hires FAST to Work on Troubled System The state has hired FAST Enterprises to work on implementing a driver's license system, as that very system has hit trouble and created big backlogs of paperwork for government employees. Los Angeles County's Cloud HR System Wins Awards, Saves Workers Time The most populous county in the U.S. hires a lot of employees. A new HR system is helping make that process smoother. Mobileye and Esri Team Up to Map Near-Misses on the Roads There's plenty of data out there about traffic accidents. But these two companies are looking to show the places with a lot of potential for accidents. Ohio Startup Scans Employee Social Media for Problems Can potential cybersecurity and behavioral issues be proactively identified through social media analytics? One company is betting they can. MARKET SPOTLIGHT What are State CIOs Prioritizing? After NASCIO released the results of its annual survey of state CIO priorities, we compared the results to those of the Center for Digital Government's most recent survey. WATCHLIST GovTech company on our radar this week:
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Nava Embarks on Nationwide Project to Improve Social Safety Net Programs with Tech (Genevieve Gaudet/Medium) A National Map of Market-by-Market Rental Prices, Data Courtesy of Craigslist (Geoff Boeing/Twitter) Colorado Town Becomes First to Use Free, Open-Source Meeting Video Software (Boulder Daily Camera) GovTechBiz is our weekly newsletter covering the companies, deals and trends in the business of gov tech. Got a news tip? Other feedback? We're listening. Send it to GovTechBiz Writer Ben Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.