Sam Gyimah Talk: Innovating in a Crisis

By | 2020-06-26T12:11:21+00:00 June 26th, 2020|Tags: , , |

This week we were joined by Sam Gyimah a former Science and Innovation Minister for the British Government with a number of high profile roles held previously in the Ministry of Justice and Department of Education. With a background in finance and entrepreneurship, Sam is now exploring how new technologies and access to new forms [...]

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.).