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CivStart's 2023 Cohort and State of GovTech Preview — ICYMI

Anthony Jamison, co-founder and CEO of CivStart, introduces CivStart's newest cohort and discusses the upcoming State of GovTech 2023 event.

Since 2018, the nonprofit organization CivStart has been focused on startups creating access to opportunities for underserved and unconnected communities, with a goal of helping disruptive innovations enter and navigate the complex gov tech market.

Each year, CivStart launches an application process for gov tech startups to join a two-year accelerator program to gain valuable product feedback and refinements and exposure to local leaders in innovation.

On this episode of In Case You Missed It, CivStart co-founder and CEO Anthony Jamison announces the latest group of eight startups joining the accelerator, discusses what they look for in a startup and shares insights gleaned from the process of building a business in this market.

CivStart portfolio startups Beam, C.D.S., Enpira, GridMatrix, Polimorphic, Konveio and Qwally are among the companies who will be participating in the upcoming State of GovTech 2023 event this November in Foster City, Calif. — presented in partnership between Government Technology and CivStart.



In Case You Missed It is Government Technology’s weekly news roundup and interview live show featuring e.Republic* Chief Innovation Officer Dustin Haisler and Deputy Chief Innovation Officer Joe Morris as they bring their analysis and insight to the week’s most important stories in state and local government.

Follow along live Fridays at 12 p.m. PST on LinkedIn and YouTube.

*Note: e.Republic is Government Technology's parent company.
Dustin Haisler is the Chief Innovation Officer of Government Technology's parent company e.Republic. Previously the finance director and later CIO for Manor, Texas, a small city outside Austin, Haisler quickly built a track record and reputation as an early innovator in civic tech. As President, Haisler drives exponential growth, implements new ideas and promotes a corporate culture that rewards creativity. Read his full bio.
Joseph Morris is the Chief Innovation Officer of <i>Government Technology's</i> parent company e.Republic and a national keynote speaker on issues, trends and drivers impacting state and local government and education. He has authored publications and reports on funding streams, technology investment areas and public-sector priorities, and has led roundtables, projects and initiatives focused on issues within the public sector. Joe has conducted state and local government research with e.Republic since 2007 and knows the ins and outs of government on all levels. He received his Bachelor of Arts in government and international relations from the California State University, Sacramento.