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.

Digitalising social care: An interview with Cera

By | 2020-02-12T15:30:29+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this month, previous GovStart company Cera Care acquired Mears Care in a deal worth more than £30m. The acquisition will boost Cera’s employee numbers to 2,000, with 20 offices across the country and the ability to deliver more than 10,000 visits a day. We spoke to co-founder Dr Ben Maruthappu about how Cera has grown since leaving the GovStart programme and what their plans are for 2020!

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 [...]

A representative body of online safety innovators and stakeholders emerges

By | 2019-12-17T15:12:28+00:00 December 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On Friday 29 November 2019, Cyan Forensics and PUBLIC invited a range of innovators and other stakeholders from the online safety community to meet in Westminster. The group gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities in front of them.