The General Election and Civ Tech This morning, on 18th April 2017, Theresa May called a snap General Election. Citing a need for greater stability and certainty, May expressed concern over political "game playing." So will this election provide certainty, stability and strong leadership for the businesses focused on improving government in the UK? It's hard to say. … Continue reading What does the 8th June General Election mean for Civ Tech?
What is Civ Tech? The New Wave of Startups
A new movement has arrived: Civ Tech. Civ Tech is a relatively recent term encompassing businesses seeking to positively disrupt government through technology.
The Start Up Revolution Building Better Government
“Is government good enough? We don’t think so. Today we are calling on entrepreneurs to join the revolution for better government.” Timothy Barnes, founder of The Rain Gods Ltd, has issued a rallying cry to entrepreneurs who want to use their skills to build better government in the UK and around the world. More...
Brexit could be UK’s ‘govtech’ moment
Brexit is an opportunity for the UK to radically reimagine public services. LONDON — We live our lives digitally. More than ever, we busy, sell transact, tell people where we are, what we’ve seen, what we’re thinking — even what we’ve had for breakfast — online. But the technological breakthroughs that have radically changed our … Continue reading Brexit could be UK’s ‘govtech’ moment
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