Winners of the #UrbanChallenge announced!

PUBLIC has been working with Mayor Andy Street and the West Midlands Combined Authority for the past year on the UrbanChallenge. Find out more about the way UrbanTech is changing the public sector in the region.

G-Cloud 10: A Starter-Kit for Joining

PUBLIC’s Mira Cole-Wijaya shares a starter-kit for startups applying to join G-Cloud 10 – the government’s SME-friendly procurement framework.


How We Work With Startups

Mark Lazar, PUBLIC’s Head of Platform, surveys the growing accelerator landscape, explaining the role GovStart plays in opening up the public sector to startups.

Mapped: Testing What Counts

Andrew Babbage, Commercial Director of Applied, tells PUBLIC about Applied’s new platform Mapped which aims to test what counts fairly in recruitment processes.


From Public Servant to Startup Founder

PUBLIC’s Rachel Guthartz speaks to three tech startup founders who made the transition from the public sector, exploring what inspired them to make the move.


Diversifying the Pool of Digital Talent

PUBLIC’s Caroline Makepeace responds to Sadiq Khan’s Digital Diversity Scheme, underlining the need to create a diverse tech sector in conjunction with plugging the digital skills gap. 


Prototyping as a Strategic Capability

Audree Fletcher explains the virtues of prototyping: crucial advice for both budding tech startups and commissioning Government departments.


Four Tips for Communicating Your GovTech Idea

PUBLIC’s Programme and Marketing Manager Edd Elliott provides four quick tips on how to effectively communicate your GovTech startup to investors and the public sector. 

The Future of GovTech: Eyn

What is the future of ID verification? We talk to biometric ID startup Eyn, who have transferred the power of an airport scanner to you smart phone.

The Future of GovTech: Ask The Midwife

The Future of GovTech: Ask The Midwife

A health advice service for pregnant women with the potential to help 700,000 mothers-to-be in the UK every year – all delivered by a tech startup.

Why We Built Public

Public brings together experience from the public sector, technology and finance to help startups solve public problems.