Conversations with founders: How to build a GovTech startup (Part II)

By | 2020-03-18T15:12:01+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the second in our series of ‘Conversations with founders’, here we interview three GovTech founders about their experiences building a startup.

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.

Conversations with founders: How to build a GovTech startup

By | 2020-02-19T13:10:23+00:00 February 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As part of our research for PUBLIC’s upcoming report on the background of GovTech founders we interviewed 8 startup founders to explore some of the challenges and successes encountered when building a GovTech startup.

Tech & trust: good news for GovTech in Edelman’s 2020 Trust Barometer

By | 2020-02-05T15:48:16+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week, for the twentieth year in a row, PR giant Edelman launched its Trust Barometer. The annual survey assesses global public trust in the four institutions that are pillars of modern life: Government, Business, the Media, and Non-Governmental Organisations (third sector, etc.).

Embracing a Digital Future – Interview with David Cameron

By | 2019-11-12T10:25:11+00:00 November 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ahead of the GovTech Summit, Co-founder of PUBLIC, Alexandre de Carvalho interviews Former UK Prime Minister, David Cameron about designing innovation policies and digitalising the UK government.

Five Ways to Network at The GovTech Summit

By | 2019-11-08T11:51:42+00:00 November 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With just one week to go until the day of the Summit, here are five ways to make the most of the networking opportunities on offer, and how to connect with some of the most interesting people in the GovTech realm.

Interview with 2018 Pitch GovTech Winner – AID:Tech

By | 2019-10-15T13:20:47+00:00 October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At last year's GovTech Summit, Niall Dennehy from AID:Tech pitched in front of investors, public servants and ministers and was crowned 2018 PitchGovTech winner. One year later, we spoke to Niall about his experience last year and the progress that his startup AID:Tech has made since.