How ‘Accessibility Tech’ will be a key trend for European startups, investors and cities in 2020

By | 2020-02-24T16:45:11+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The rise of the smart city poses a new and difficult problem for governments: as more services move online, and the nature of those services becomes increasingly complex, they risk becoming inaccessible to large groups of the population. A diverse group of European startups are working to tackle this problem by developing solutions to make smart cities work for all inhabitants, regardless of their accessibility needs.

Year in review: Five ways PUBLIC took GovTech to the next level in 2019

By | 2019-12-20T15:38:39+00:00 December 20th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In 2019, GovTech hit the European mainstream: investors (public and private) finally started to throw their weight behind the concept that tech startups are the future of public services; digital transformation became the name of the game for a number of key players across the continent for whom the potential for innovation among private tech [...]

PUBLIC 2019: Year In Review

By | 2019-12-19T11:53:56+00:00 December 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

2019 has been a huge year for PUBLIC. From launching the first ever pan-European GovTech program and taking on 14 new companies, to moving into PUBLIC Hall and doubling our team across four offices - here are some of our top achievements from this year. JANUARY GovStart company Patchwork is nominated for the 2019 HSJ [...]

Government for the 21st century – Interview with Tony Blair

By | 2019-08-08T12:01:37+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PUBLIC interviews Former PM Tony Blair about the opportunity for Europe to transform public services through technology and the upcoming GovTech Summit. Last month, you published a report on how to build a government fit for the 21st century. In the report, you laid out an ambitious and detailed plan for how the UK government [...]

Copenhagen’s Top 10 GovTech Startups

By | 2018-10-04T08:50:48+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Copenhagen’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, paired with Denmark’s markedly pro-SME policies, creates an ideal setting for GovTech entrepreneurs to thrive. The city has already had several successful startup initiatives.

The GovTech Startups Transforming Europe, By Country

By | 2018-09-20T09:18:11+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PUBLIC outlines the most exciting GovTech startups transforming the European public services from HealthTech to CivicTech, from Austria to the UK.