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.

Novoville Survey: Bridging the gap between citizens and their city

By | 2019-12-11T17:23:37+00:00 December 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Local authorities run the risk of letting down citizens that depend on them if they fail to respond to consumer appetites for digitisation of basic services. Earlier this year, citizen engagement startup (and GovStart 2018 participant) Novoville issued a survey, with the purpose of identifying citizens perceptions about the services their local government provides. Here we take a look at the results of the survey, and explore some of the key findings surrounding the digitalisation of local services.

Munich’s Top 10 GovTech Startups

By | 2019-10-31T18:09:19+00:00 October 31st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With a startup ecosystem valued at $4.5 billion, the capital of Bavaria is now becoming increasingly attractive for entrepreneurs wishing to improve people's lives - from healthcare to smart city to ethical finance.

Reinventing the Journey to University

By | 2019-08-15T09:43:22+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Chris Worsey, co-founder of Coursematch, speaks to PUBLIC about why he started Coursematch and how joining the GovStart 2019 cohort will help them on their journey to transform the university application process.

GovStart: Trailblazing the European GovTech ecosystem

By | 2019-08-07T13:31:43+00:00 August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today PUBLIC launches the third round of GovStart - our trailblazing accelerator focused on startups that want to transform public services.

GovTech in Focus: DevTech

By | 2019-05-14T19:11:45+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mira Cole-Wijaya looks into the technology transforming development, from financial inclusion to education to connectivity.