The startup’s roots are in hooking up fire agencies with building data. But in five years, it’s expanded into other areas of IT and dipped into EMS and police, too. With new investment, it hopes to double its headcount.
As cities look beyond the pandemic, a Silicon Valley startup secures funding as it helps local officials better manage scooters, deliveries and other challenges. Data modeling combined with open source technology is key.
The company, which provides digital services and payments, has completed the deal after a year of skepticism and criticism from local tech vendors and advocates. It plans to make the first services live in the fall.
The pandemic stretched municipal revenues even further, but tech and financing provider Quantela aims to provide backing for Wi-Fi, LED streetlights and other projects. Now the company has $40 million of fresh capital.
The suite brings together a range of applications, allowing personnel to view 911 calls, dispatch activity, live video, records and jail activity in one place — part of a larger trend of unification in public safety.
The three former state leaders join three other state CIOs at AWS, which has been showing increased interest in government lately — along with other tech giants such as Google, Microsoft and Salesforce.
The startup has more than doubled its customer count during the pandemic as governments look for ways to stay in tune with residents. Now its investors are doubling down and Zencity is planning a new survey product.
The gov tech software firm has bought Data Preservation Solutions in a deal that will help Kofile offer more digital documentation services to local governments. Kofile already serves 3,000 government clients.
After forging public-private partnerships for the Georgia Technology Authority, Johnson will help the company build more SLED-related business. Spending on SLED-related tech projects could reach $100 billion in 2021.
It’s the first acquisition for ArchiveSocial, which stores public officials’ social media posts so they can be accessed later. It’s also the sixth gov tech acquisition to be announced or completed this month.
OpenGov is acquiring ProcureNow, a five-year-old startup, in order to expand its offerings so government customers can run budgeting, procurement and financial operations all using the same vendor.
The companies deal in automated traffic enforcement solutions, including a growing suite of AI and data offerings. Now they are forming what they call the largest transportation enforcement company in the U.S.
The move will give Granicus a variety of tools for collecting public sentiment — polling and surveys, website analytics, etc. — as well as tools to understand that data and personalize user experiences.
By slowing down drivers 2 miles per hour in strategic areas during high-risk times of day, the startup and its government partners found they could reduce highway crashes in Southern Nevada.
The money, which also comes from a foundation and city, will allow the company to deploy its software in three municipalities in San Mateo County, Calif. — where houses are among the most expensive in the nation.
The company, which makes HR, payroll and other types of software for the public sector, has made at least three acquisitions since it took an initial private equity investment in 2016. Now it's taking on more.
Tyler is buying up a company that provides a range of corrections technology, including commissary management and video visits. Especially during the pandemic, it’s made tools like emails and texts free to inmates.
GovQA, a company that makes software to help public agencies with records requests, has put out a report measuring the difficulty of the job over time, using data from its customers. Here's what they found.
The company, which uses AI to predict damage from disasters, has received its second infusion of cash from a major Japanese insurance company. Next, it plans on going to work in at least six Japanese cities.
Hardik Bhatt has been working on public-sector sales and partnerships at Amazon Web Services for three years, but now he’s joining a Chicago-based managed services provider with a substantial government footprint.
Coming on the heels of a political scandal and a large cyber attack, Scranton’s recent move to modernize its ERP system is key to rebuilding public trust, ensuring security and bringing city operations up to date.
Five years ago, a report from the municipal website builder OpenCities found many ways local governments needed to improve. Now a follow-up finds that they’ve improved in some areas, but still have plenty of work to do.
GovQA, which sells software to help the public sector handle public records requests, is putting out a quarterly index to benchmark how difficult the job is. By their measure, complexity has more than doubled since 2018.
The annual report from Search.gov, which aggregates statistics from searches performed on federal government websites, shows an increase in overall activity as well as several changes in topic interest.