GovTech Fund Announces $25M Second Fund, New Advisory Council

Plus, NIC co-founder departs, high-profile CIOs step in, how Sacramento plans to use its digital license plates and more.

by / June 12, 2018

TOP NEWS

GovTech Fund Announces $25M Second Fund, New Advisory Council The new product advisory council includes a former Boston CIO, former Baltimore mayor and some other big names. The fund also announced some new portfolio companies, including one led by two OpenGov co-founders.

NIC Co-Founder Departs, High-Profile CIOs Step In The new board members have technology experience with Tesla and the federal government.
 
How Sacramento Plans to Use its Digital License Plates The city is the first in the country to test the plates, which it's putting on fleet vehicles. Here's how it plans to use them.
 
Government Contracting Startup Raises $4M Capture2, a startup that aims to help users find government contracting opportunities, has raised a new funding round led by a Peter Thiel-backed venture capital firm.
 
ClearGov Announces $2.25M Funding Round It's the company's second seed round.

MARKET SPOTLIGHT

Most Voting Machines Predate the iPhone The original iPhone, that is. Here's a look at the age of the country's voting equipment, and why so much of it is so old.

WATCHLIST

GovTech company on our radar this week:

CyGov: SaaS cybersecurity risk assessment and management. An Israeli company, CyGov recently participated in the Global Startup Battleground at the BridgeSF conference in San Francisco.
 
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WHAT WE'RE READING

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Ben Miller Associate Editor of GT Data and Business

Ben Miller is the associate editor of data and business for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes breaking news, business, community features and technical subjects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, and lives in Sacramento, Calif.