Govtech Fund


We’re proud to lead the first-ever venture capital fund dedicated to government technology startups.

Our startups build hardware and software tools for governments that are significantly better than existing technologies. The Govtech Fund raised $23M and has made four investments to date.


Ron Bouganim, Managing Partner

Before founding the Govtech Fund, Ron was an active angel investor and advisor, having worked closely with more than twenty startups including ShareThrough, HelloSign, PagerDuty, and Ron has also been actively involved with a number of nonprofits as a donor, adviser and board member including Kiva, Full Circle Fund, Endeavor, Presidio Knolls School and Code For America.

Tim O’Reilly, Advisory Board Member

Tim O’Reilly is the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media Inc. He publishes books, runs conferences, and invests in early-stage startups. Tim is also a partner at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and is on the boards of Safari Books Online, PeerJ, Code for America, Civis Analytics, and Maker Media. Since his “Gov 2.0 Summit” in 2009, one of Tim’s major focus areas has been how to apply lessons from the technology industry to rebuilding government services for the 21st century.

Recent Tweets

This week’s flower arrangement @GovtechHQ:

October 21st, 2017

This week's flower arrangement @GovtechHQ: blue

October 14th, 2017

This week's flowers @GovtechHQ: peach!

October 7th, 2017

We pre-ordered a couple months ago but worth retweeting! A critically important work by @timoreilly

October 4th, 2017

2-hour info meeting / interview with entry-level candidate (yes, they matter as much as SVPs)+30-min debrief at 8pm #WhatHasYourVCDoneToday?

October 3rd, 2017

Midnight drinks and ordered-in dinner to talk strategy, financing and deployment. #WhatHasYourVCDoneToday?

October 2nd, 2017

This week's flowers @GovtechHQ: orange!

September 30th, 2017