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Permitting and Licensing

Coverage of permitting and licensing software for government, including professional credentialing, pet permits, business licenses, solar, construction and inspections.

A private equity firm interested in diving into the gov tech market has put its money on the major GIS player, which offers appraisal, permitting and other GIS products to state and local government across the country.
A new online portal for would-be business owners in the state foreshadows other digital tools in the works to ease permitting, licensing and similar tasks. Nearly 1,000 entrepreneurs have used the software in New Jersey.
The seller of local government software has partnered with the International Code Council to ease access to the latest building codes. The move reflects increasing activity in the permitting and licensing space.
Fresh off a big funding round, ClearGov, which sells budget management software, says it has bought the CityGrows platform. That technology has helped officials quickly permit open-air restaurants, among other tasks.
The publication covers the worlds of regulation and digital government and includes articles about AI and licensing reforms. Thentia recently raised $10 million as the company continues its U.S. expansion.
The government technology company, focused on local agencies, has launched a single interface for many of the most important daily tasks that face public officials, including permitting and licensing.
The cloud-based software provider to public agencies launched in 2016 and now sells tools for procurement, budgeting, permitting and other government tasks. The deal values GTY at $363 million, according to one source.
The Canadian firm, which helps streamline occupational licenses, has raised $10 million in fresh capital. It also plans to set up a regional HQ in Oklahoma after winning a big state technology contract there.
Although the dollar amounts were down relative to last year's blockbuster deals, the number of transactions has remained high with activity from Avolve, NEOGOV, RapidSOS, ClearGov, Tyler Technologies and more.
Cities like Los Angeles worked fast during the COVID-19 pandemic to radically change the way we think about sidewalks, curbs and parking areas. Many of the changes government and businesses made are here to stay.