What Works Cities: Data For Community Good

If you are a data whiz, leader in community development or working tirelessly to build smart cities, listen up! Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making an additional $42 million investment in the use of data and evidence to address major challenges in communities, nationwide. Click to read the May 2018 annual reportWhat Works … Continue reading What Works Cities: Data For Community Good

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Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment

A new startup is not only making community development cool, but profitable. Cooperative Capital is making it possible for anyone in Michigan that makes a $1,000 minimum investment to vote on a monthly investment in Detroit. According to a recent Fast Company article, the new community-based fund will launch later this year. "The fund will allow a group … Continue reading Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment

Civic Tech: Washington, D.C.

Over the last several years, a growing cluster of promising, industry-specific tech companies have established themselves throughout the D.C. area. Montgomery County in Maryland, for example, is understood to be a vibrant biotech hub — lifted by a proximity to the National Institute of Health, among other things. Read More (via DCInno)