Govtech Fund Raises $25 Million Second Fund
We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our $25M second fund. We continue our mission to invest rapid-growth startups that are modernizing operations of government and, in turn, repairing society’s connective tissue.
Repairing Society’s Connective Tissue
The health of any society is a function of the strength of the invisible bond that connects its individual citizens to each other. We call this invisible bond society’s “connective tissue”. Government is society’s best vehicle by which to continuously nourish and restore connective tissue.
Govtech Fund Announces Inaugural Product Advisory Council
We are honored to welcome five distinguished current and former government executives to provide provide ongoing detailed feedback on portfolio company products. Council members have signed a non-lobbying pledge to affirm their commitment to exclusively provide product advice.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Joins Govtech Fund Product Advisory Council
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake served as the 49th Mayor of Baltlimore, MD, the largest independent city in America. She was elected by her peers as the 73rd President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) – the first African American woman to hold the post. A long-time active participant in national politics, Rawlings-Blake held the position of…
Jascha Franklin-Hodge Joins Govtech Fund Product Advisory Council
In 2014, City Of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh appointed Franklin-Hodge to serve in his cabinet as Chief Information Officer, and lead the Department of Innovation and Technology. He managed more than 150 people, and was responsible the City’s efforts to build exceptional, user-centered digital services, empower City employees with effective technology, and improve access…
Jay Nath Joins Govtech Fund Product Advisory Council
Jay Nath is the Co-Executive Director of City Innovate Foundation, a San Francisco based non-profit that helps government be more effective, equitable and responsive. Nath currently leads the Startup in Residence program, an on-premises incubator at City Hall, where entrepreneurs work with government officials to create new commercial products. In his previous role, Nath was…
Luke McCormack Joins Govtech Fund Product Advisory Council
Recently retired Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Prior roles include CIO for DHS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Justice. Luke also held several senior IT management roles within US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Kirk Talbott Joins Govtech Fund Product Advisory Council
Current Deputy CIO for the City Of Atlanta, previously served as CIO for county in Chicago, two transit agencies in Texas and California.
AmigoCloud enables City of Vallejo to collect a GIS inventory of 17,000+ signs in less than 10 weeks
AmigoCloud is repairing the connective tissue of society by enabling the collection of critical geographic data that informs government decision makers about how to best prioritize, allocate, coordinate and deliver a society’s common purpose at scale.