Disruption as a Public Service

Talking Civic Startups at BigKansasCity


“If you had to build this tool like DiscoverBPS, how much would it cost you, and how long would it take?” They said it would take two years and cost two million dollars.

“Civic startups, civic startups, civic startups,” and this is what happened…


Do you know how much money government spends on technology every year? 140 billion dollars, federal, state, and local, 140 billion dollars.

Inaugural 2012 CfA Accelerator Civic Startups

“We are left alone with our day…. And time is short.”

“Government is what we do together.”


Civic Technology

Helping society work better in the 21st century. Or at least trying to.

abhi nemani

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tech optimist and political phil nerd. hacker, writer & maker: http://EthosLabs.us. fmr CDO, @lamayorsoffice; @google; @codeforamerica. http://abhinemani.com

Civic Technology

Helping society work better in the 21st century. Or at least trying to.