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 Close.io. 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.
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Our Founder Named “Top 25 Doer, Driver and Dreamer”
We are so honored to announce that our Founder and Managing Partner, Ron Bouganim been named a “Top 25 Doer, Driver and Dreamer of 2015” by Government Technology Magazine. Check out the article here. And congratulations to the 24 other winners, Ron is honored to be in your company!
Inc. Magazine Calls Out Govtech!
Inc. Magazine names Govtech one of the 8 Best Industries For Starting A Business In 2015
Media Coverage: Govtech Fund Launch
We are honored to have received so much great coverage of our launch…
Govtech Fund Launches, Raises $23M
Some great news to share today! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the $23 Million Govtech Fund – the first-ever venture fund dedicated to government technology startups. Govtech startups we invest in build hardware and software tools for governments that are significantly better than existing technologies — built using modern application development practices and technology stacks, inspired from…
What Is Govtech?
At the Govtech Fund, we’re proud to be the first-ever venture capital fund dedicated to government technology startups. But what exactly do we mean by “govtech”?