Want to See What a Blockchain Property Deed Looks Like? We've got one, courtesy of a pilot project between the startup Propy and South Burlington, Vt.
Bridge SF Conference to Serve as Demo Day for STiR Companies The three-day summit, now in its fourth year, will feature 20 companies that have worked closely with local government agencies across the country through the Startup in Residence program. PayIt Debuts New Kansas Platform The iKan platform mostly serves vehicle-related functions now, but soon it will also help with vital records and other digital services. 4 Ways Uber is Changing the Way it Works in Cities It may have started off as a ride-sharing company, but the direction of transportation companies right now is toward a more all-encompassing vision of mobility. And when it comes to supporting mobility, local government is going to have a very big say. Here's how Uber is changing its approach. Here's an Idea of How Much Attention Open Checkbook Portals Get Ever wonder how many people are actually using open data portals? Here's a glimpse, courtesy of southwestern Ohio. MARKET SPOTLIGHT
What Will Population Loss Mean for Cities and Local Government? For years now, urban counties — some more than others — have been shedding residents. We dig into the numbers here.
GovTech company on our radar this week:
Diona: A health and human services technology company that focuses on creating mobile-friendly solutions to link together citizens with eligibility and case management systems. Run a GovTech company? Get on our radar here.
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