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.

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.).

The Tech Opportunity for Londoners – Interview with Sadiq Khan

By | 2019-11-05T15:16:06+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PUBLIC interviews Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan about the impact of new technologies and innovation on London’s public services - from facial recognition technology to digital-ID schemes.

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.