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At PUBLIC we have never been more certain of the value of technology in making a real difference to people’s lives - here are some of the ways countries across the globe are using tech to tackle Coronavirus.
In the second in our series of ‘Conversations with founders’, here we interview three GovTech founders about their experiences building a startup.
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.
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.
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!
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.).
We spoke to Nils Hoffmann, our new Head of GovStart Germany, to hear about his experience managing a government innovation lab and why he joined PUBLIC.
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 [...]
Following the GovTech Summit, we spoke to Pitch Competition winner and CEO Ian Stevenson about GovTech startup Cyan Forensics, pitch advice and their plans to take on the world of online safety.