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Government Startup Ideas



3 years ago

SITU is building a messaging app to help people connect with their local government. It’s meant to make government more approachable and transparent to the public.

4,120
3 years ago

A messaging app for urbanites in India, where the government has banned SMS and WhatsApp, and SMS is often unreliable.

405
3 years ago

A solution for poorly performing government-run schools in India, with plans to expand to other countries in the future.

299
1 year ago

A startup working to help the Chinese government monitor citizens’ social media activity. The startup provides the government with a “centralized feed of public activities”.

256
3 months ago

A machine learning platform that can identify and classify images of weapons, then share the results with the US government.

256
9 months ago

A tool to help local governments prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters, from looting to gas shortages

234
3 months ago

A startup that uses social media to help governments solve various problems. It’s a crowdsourced problem-solving platform that allows citizens to solve problems with data, pictures, videos and text.

226
2 years ago

A form of payment supported by the federal government that allows people to pay for taxes and other fees with an app.

222
2 years ago

A startup with an app that can block websites that operate in countries where the government is blocked. The startup is currently focused on the Chinese market.

214
2 years ago

A software solution for governments to more efficiently and easily collect and process data and information.

205
2 years ago

A toolset that helps small businesses receive updates from the government and other stakeholders in an organized and timely fashion.

184
1 year ago

This is a tool that helps companies create and manage a government-approved and regulated compliant digital wallet for their consumers.

183
3 months ago

The company is building a platform to help small farmers learn about and get access to finance. The startup is working with small farmers in Kenya and working with the government to create a program that will teach farmers finance, like how to take out loans, to help them improve their yields.

176
2 years ago

A company that is working with local governments to help them use the power of social media to bring transparency to city hall.

173
3 years ago

A SaaS platform that helps companies with how to sell to the government.

168
2 years ago

This is a global health platform that helps people in developing countries get health care. The company hopes to work with governments to set up “medical hubs” that combine healthcare data to make it easier for people to find doctors and make better decisions.

164
1 year ago

A startup that uses AI to bring crowdsourced information to the public sector. It’s based in the UK and works with various governments and NGOs.

164
3 years ago

A connected car startup focused on providing an on-demand ride service. It’s one of the companies that was part of the Telangana government’s PPP program.

163
2 years ago

A startup that helps users navigate the legal process when dealing with the government. The startup has been working with regulators in Malaysia to implement a compliance platform for businesses.

161
3 years ago

A company that’s building advanced software to help the government battle terrorism.

159
1 year ago

A government-backed startup that analyzes data from the Boston Police Department’s body cameras and uses those statistics to help police departments across the country innovate their own policies around body cameras.

159
3 years ago

This startup’s software makes it easier to communicate with people in the U.S. government and military in order to facilitate disaster relief.

158
3 years ago

A software company that helps advocates for the homeless, veterans, and other vulnerable populations track the status of their cases with the government.

155
3 years ago

A software company that helps government agencies track and report compliance with laws, regulations, and guidelines.

155
2 years ago

A money transfer service for the A.I.B. family of countries. It aims to streamline the exchange of money from individuals to governments and vice versa.

155
3 years ago

A startup for managing knowledge management tasks for local government, such as data governance, mission management and knowledge management.

154
3 years ago

A company that helps nonprofits and local governments hire digital marketing agencies that are more targeted to their needs. They’re currently offering 5 hours of consulting and digital marketing services for $200.

153
1 year ago

This company’s software platform allows governments to make travel-related payments.

153
3 years ago

This startup, which is a subsidiary of a government agency in Brazil, is focused on building technology to provide transparency into the country’s elections.

152
3 years ago

This’s the second time around for the company, which previously launched a version of its product in China in 2017, and lost most of its customers after the Chinese government blocked its service.

151
3 years ago

A data center with a 1 MW capacity for storing data and a network of 20,000 servers. It aims to help businesses and governments solve big problems with big data.

149
2 years ago

A free service that makes it easy for businesses to use the government’s services, like Medicare and Medicaid.

147
1 year ago

A platform for government to track and manage federal government contracts.

147
1 year ago

The company is building a platform for managing citizen dialog on local issues. The cofounders say that more than $6 billion is spent on lobbying each year, and the platform would make it easier for citizens to have their voices heard in government.

146
3 years ago

A startup to help students get the most relevant and affordable loans from the US government.

143
3 years ago

A group of entrepreneurs who were tasked with building out the Internet of Things for the US government. The team is building a programmable thermostat, which they say will “change the way people live and work”.

142
3 years ago

A startup that provides research and analysis to companies that want to do business with the city government

139
3 years ago

A platform meant to make it easier for city governments to build and manage their own smart cities.

139
3 years ago

A startup that builds security tools for the cloud. The startup aims to use threat intelligence from the NSA and other government organizations to create a platform that can help find and stop hacker attacks.

138
3 years ago

The app is meant to help people feel connected to their communities and to learn about local government, news, and weather. It’s being built by the tech team of a Philly-based newsroom and has been in the works since 2013.

137
10 months ago

This startup wants to help Indian hospitals comply with the government’s new healthcare laws. It’s built a web-based platform for doctors and hospitals to manage patient records and procedures.

137
3 years ago

A startup that conducts research on the effects of technology on society, and then works with companies and government to find solutions

136
3 months ago

A hardware company that creates paper-thin fingerprint sensors that can be used to unlock computers, phones, and other devices. A pilot program with the Indian government to use the sensors to improve its census program.

136
3 years ago

A tech company that makes digital services for the public health sector. They’re focused on getting government agencies to talk to each other.

134
3 years ago

A platform that connects people who need help with people who can help them. They’ve partnered with cities, governments, and nonprofits.

133
3 years ago

A startup that builds apps based on data from the real world. For example, the startup has a tool for data scientists to visualize the conversation of a crowd and see what words and concepts are trending, and a tool for the government to monitor traffic.

129
3 years ago

An enterprise software company that works with local governments and educations systems, pitching its product as “the one app for everything.”

129
3 years ago

A startup that aims to make it easier for local governments to take bids for public works projects.

129
3 years ago

A startup that’s building an AI to help predict the future of the US government by monitoring and analyzing data and information.

128
1 year ago

A startup that provides a platform for government agencies to collaborate on information sharing, which helps agencies across the world make better public policy decisions.

128
3 years ago

A P2P lender that works with government sponsored housing programs in the US.

127
3 years ago

A startup where the US government buys excess military equipment and resells them to civilians. It’s not the first attempt to make the surplus military equipment market accessible, but it’s the first to be backed by the US government.

126
3 years ago

A startup for government contracts that’s supposed to save government agencies money.

124
3 years ago

A city-level tool to let governments track environmental health and pollution using sensors, analytics, and mobile-based data. The startup has the backing of the mayor of Chicago and the EPA.

124
3 years ago

A company that is developing an app to help low-income families save money on their energy bills by taking advantage of the government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

124
3 years ago

A chatbot that can answer questions about social security benefits. The startup is building a chatbot that is programmed to answer questions about social security benefits, creating a conversational interface between government and citizens.

124
1 year ago

A startup that helps local governments manage their payroll and human resources on their own.

124
1 year ago

A data product that coordinates the spread of data across government, health care, and media-saturated organizations. The startup wants to make it easier for people to share their personal data, and more easily with companies they don’t trust.

123
3 years ago

A company that is building a new kind of search engine that helps you find the best vendors in a given local market. It’s part of the idea that government services should be made more efficient and easy to use.

122
3 years ago

A platform for planning and executing projects, often in the developing world, that are too expensive or too risky for governments or charities to take on.

122
2 years ago

A platform that helps local governments make decisions about vacant properties. It's similar to other services like Airbnb, but for rentals.

120
3 years ago

City-state management software company, enabling governments to be more dynamic, efficient, and effective. The startup was founded in May, and has over 50 clients nationwide.

118
3 years ago

The company launched an online tool to help local governments manage payroll and other administrative functions.

117
3 years ago

A company that helps companies sell insurance to UK residents who are not covered by the government.

115
2 years ago

A company that’s building a platform for government and non-profit organizations to find and hire remote workers.

115
3 years ago

A tool tasked with helping local governments and non-profits collaborate through digital tools.

114
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform to help people take advantage of free food and services. It’s a way to get free food and services from restaurants, or even the government.

114
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help the US government better manage its IT infrastructure.

114
3 years ago

A tool that converts your tax returns into a report for the government. It’s built for people who do not have access to a tax professional.

113
3 years ago

A company that builds software that helps local governments and non-profit organizations use data to build better services for their communities. The startup wants to build a cloud-based platform that acts as a repository for all local government data.

113
3 years ago

A messaging app for the US government that allows users to set up a “digital safety net”. Users can set aside extra money to pay for medical bills, car payments, or other expenses. The government’s been piloting the app with its own employees.

112
3 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for companies to share legal documents without having to hire lawyers. It’s also working with the US government to digitize documents.

112
3 years ago

A software company that helps companies manage their customers' email communications. The startup is currently working on products for the US government, and hopes to launch an SaaS version of the product later this year.

107
2 years ago

A startup that helps governments with the problem of how to enforce and monitor their immigration laws. Their goal is to let immigration enforcement agencies be more efficient and humane.

107
1 year ago

In July, the Brazilian government canceled a $500 million investment in Uber. In response, Uber Brazil has been building a team of 150 to prepare for its eventual return to the country.

107
3 years ago

A startup that helps people get their wages deposited electronically into their bank accounts. They’re using data from the US government’s MyEBT card and are aiming to make getting paid faster and easier for people who are on the edge of the financial system.

106
3 years ago

A company that makes it easy for anyone to get online in the Philippines. The startup partners with telecoms to provide Internet in areas where it’s not a priority, and has also partnered with the government to provide WiFi in the streets and public areas.

106
2 years ago

An on-demand on-demand surgery service. Patients go to a hospital, get a procedure done, and go home the same day. The company is still bootstrapped, but has been working with both the UK government and the NHS.

106
3 years ago

A company that helps government workers find their pensions and retirement accounts online and plan accordingly.

105
2 years ago

An API for the U.K.’s government’s Open Data platform, which is released under a Creative Commons license. It allows users to interface with the data in a variety of ways, including filtering by utility.

105
1 year ago

A way for people to verify their identity and prevent fraud by checking their identity against a government database, such as a driver's license or passport.

104
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a massive data warehouse for the government. The startup wants to tackle the gargantuan task of aggregating and organizing all of the government’s data points.

103
3 years ago

A platform for hiring and managing employees at the city level, connecting businesses to local workers, and also to city governments for help.

103
2 years ago

A tool that helps streamline managing relationships with your customers, suppliers, and partners. They’re also working with a few government agencies to help companies build better products.

103
3 years ago

and Founded in 2011, it’s a cloud-based platform for managing enterprise data; a startup that’s building a data warehouse for the government

100
4 months ago

A network of over 80,000 household journalists who work for free in China to report on local government, events, and news.

99
2 years ago

A startup that lets you find a job by location, offering an extensive database of job listings, in addition to job postings from companies and government agencies.

98
11 months ago

A tool that helps companies evaluate the cost of their Medicaid claims. The startup is working with the government of Arkansas.

98
2 years ago

A company that’s building a “personal assistant” for the United States government. The product is built for the US intelligence community with a $1.5 billion contract.

97
3 years ago

A startup that is building a mobile app to help drivers avoid parking tickets. They’re also looking to partner with local governments.

96
2 years ago

A tool that helps businesses and governments keep track of their data in real time.

96
2 years ago

A user-interactive tool to help local governments communicate with citizens about issues

95
2 years ago

Provides a way to identify, and then communicate with, identified individuals who are in the process of going through a government program. The startup is currently in the process of raising funding.

94
2 years ago

A company that helps nudge businesses to ensure they accurately report their sales tax to the government.

90
2 years ago

A B2B company building an app that helps companies get into government contracts. Their app helps companies get contracts that are in line with the company’s core values.

89
2 years ago

The team behind the app is looking to work with new and existing government agencies as part of the White House’s national cybersecurity framework. They want to help the Federal government more quickly and efficiently identify and contain cyber threats.

88
1 year ago

The startup works with the government of India’s Ministry of Defence to help small businesses in India get their hands on Defense Ministry-related contracts. The startup’s founder, Sumit Goel, is a former officer in the Indian Navy.

88
2 years ago

The company wants to become the Amazon of US foreign aid. It wants to help US citizens save money on international travel and give non-profits and governments more money to spend in the developing world.

87
10 months ago

Building a digital service that supports local community centers and government agencies to create and share printable, searchable digital maps.

87
2 years ago

A platform that helps local governments and organizations work with volunteers to reach people who might not otherwise be reached.

85
1 year ago

A startup that helps people in India establish a bank account. The service aims to be user-friendly for people who don’t have a bank account. The team also says that it’s working with the government to digitize all government records to make banking easier.

84
2 years ago

A software company that helps companies build services for international markets. The startup is working with the government of Japan to build services for Japanese consumers and businesses, and with the government of Canada to build services for Canadian consumers and businesses.

83
2 years ago

(New Zealand) The startup helps B2B companies expand and grow their customer base. They recently won a R10M contract from the New Zealand Government.

81
2 years ago

A technology that will allow robots to follow human movements and do physical tasks for humans. The startup is getting $1M from the Singapore government.

81
1 year ago

Collects and analyzes the data around service delivery in India. The startup wants to integrate with government services for better service delivery.

81
1 year ago

A platform for citizens to report on corruption in their country’s government and report on election fraud.

80
2 years ago

The Startup is developing a toolkit for city governments looking to bring internet to poor places. The company is building it using the latest smartphones and is working with the government of Kenya.

79
2 years ago

An API for home energy-monitoring, aiming to make it easy for users to track their energy usage. The startup is targeting the UK market by building on the existing Home Energy Rating System (HERS) that the government uses.

79
1 year ago

A free service that helps people get the government benefits they’re due. The startup is building a one-stop shop for all kinds of benefits and social security, including Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

79
3 months ago

A startup that aims to create a platform where the government can share public data with private sector companies. The startup wants to help government avoid the $25M/year it spends on public records handling.

79
2 years ago

A three-way partnership between a university, a local government, and a private company that connects local governments and non-profits that want to find funding to their projects in a more efficient way.

78
2 years ago

Innovation in the US has become a flashpoint for the rest of the world. From its inception in 2010, the French government has invested in French Tech. In France, startups have received €4.5 billion in funding in recent years, according to INSEAD.

78
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform that lets people connect to local artisans, which it uses to sell their products. It has a Slack channel for vendors, and will be launching a “shop local” app in partnership with local government in September.

78
1 year ago

A “basic income” startup that believes the government should pay people regardless of their employment status. It’s a startup that wants to pay people whether they’re employed or not. The startup plans to raise money from private investors and from the government.

78
1 year ago

A company that works with local governments and nonprofit organizations to help them get free, city-wide WiFi for their residents. They have funded and built their own network in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and expanded to New Orleans, Detroit, and Indianapolis.

77
10 months ago

A news aggregator and content discovery app for the Middle East, pitched as “one place where you can find the latest news, and your favorite articles from across the Arab world.” The startup is working with the Saudi Arabian government and hopes to expand to other countries.

77
3 months ago

This startup is building an app that aims to help people get a job. It aims to provide job listings and opportunities in your area. The startup is working with the US government to use their algorithm for job placement.

77
1 year ago

This startup is building a “secure, low-cost, and secure” ID system that aims to help the US government grant a person legal status they can

76
1 year ago

A company that helps local governments and other organizations plan and manage their campaigns on social media.

76
1 year ago

A platform to help local governments implement the eICC program and improve the digital economy

75
1 year ago

This startup is building a connection between developers and local governments to help them build projects faster. They’ve had a great response so far, and the city of San Francisco is using them to build projects like the “people’s hub” on Market Street.

75
2 years ago

A platform that helps governments and companies connect with UN populations for aid, research, and development. The company is aiming to help UN agencies avoid the challenges of working with private companies.

74
1 year ago

A startup for the hiring of independent contractors, who are currently forced to pay 70% of the FICA tax to the federal government. The startup wants to eliminate the tax on independent contractors, and instead pay the tax to the state.

74
1 year ago

A web platform for the government to share information about drugs for prescription.

74
10 months ago

In May 2018, it was reported that the government of Japan had invested $1.5 million in the company.

74
3 months ago

Assuming that the government has to build a massive amount of housing for its citizens, we should be able to use technology to build a better, cheaper, more efficient, and more user-friendly solution.

74
1 year ago

A platform for working with government agencies and non-profits to help them develop applications for their constituents.

73
2 years ago

A startup that wants to create a “virtual cycle” for getting employees, students, and governments better benefits and services through “social innovation”.

72
2 years ago

A tool that helps local governments run better.

72
2 years ago

A company that helps local governments manage their permitting processes. The startup has a network of government agencies, which it helps by connecting with them.

72
2 years ago

A “business intelligence” tool for government agencies that aggregates and visualizes data from disparate sources so they can make better decisions and make the best use of limited resources.

71
2 years ago

A startup that helps businesses apply for contracts and other government contracts. It’s an $8,000 service and has 2 customers so far.

71
2 years ago

A tool that streamlines how companies and governments can track and monitor their employees' data and activities through their devices.

70
2 years ago

A tool for finding and reporting on all the relevant information about any country, including the government, economy, and culture. It’s available in English.

69
2 years ago

A company that wants to build a bus network that’s better than what’s currently offered by the government.

69
1 year ago

A startup working with local governments to build tech tools for municipalities, like an e-Residency for legal residents to buy and sell their own property.

69
9 months ago

 A platform that makes it easier to do business with companies that have been doing business with African governments for decades.

69
2 years ago

A way to buy and sell real estate from your smartphone. It’s currently in talks with real estate companies and local governments to bring the startup to its first city.

68
2 years ago

A software company that provides a platform to help companies sell their products and services to governments, nonprofits, and businesses. The platform allows for both quotes and payments to be made.

67
1 year ago

This startup’s founders say that the federal government’s tax-reporting process is too complex and that it’s difficult for people to pay their taxes. They’re building a simple, modern, easy-to-use tool that they hope will be used by millions of people.

67
4 months ago

A startup for insurance providers that wants to make the insurance buying process more transparent and accessible. The company claims to have over 3,000 companies as clients, including the government of India and the Department of Defense.

67
1 year ago

A platform for buying and selling used cars in New Zealand. The company’s first product, a set of online tools for dealers, has been downloaded over 40,000 times in the first 2 months. The company is also in talks with the New Zealand government to build a system for their dealers to manage car sales.

66
1 year ago

A new way to categorize the world’s natural resources, and the goal is to help governments better understand where the world’s resources are.

66
1 year ago

A distributed worldwide network of unsung heroes, who can perform tasks in the name of the US government, like an Uber for the US military. First launched in 2016, it’s already deployed on more than 100 bases and is partnered with more than 100 federal agencies, including the US Department of Defense, NASA, and the Department of State.

66
1 year ago

A startup that helps reduce the cost of government forms by automating the process

66
10 months ago

 A company that helps let governments in developing countries create local currencies. The startup is backed by Sequoia Capital and has $1.6 million in funding.

66
1 year ago

This startup helps enterprises adopt the best of both worlds, the information security practices of the US government, while working with the local government to keep their citizens safe. It’s a way to make government services more efficient.

65
1 year ago

A platform for government to better manage and track the federal student loans that students take out every year.

65
1 year ago

A company that uses a decentralized network to help refugees find work and get them quickly back to their homes, because their own government isn’t letting them leave.

64
11 months ago

A startup that wants to build a network for “situational awareness” for the US government. It’s a bit like Uber, but for the military.

64
4 months ago

A “microcredit” platform that helps people earn money by selling goods, from crafts to clothes to food. The company is in pilot with the government in India.

64
2 years ago

A startup that helps governments issue tax-exempt bonds in an environmentally friendly way. The company uses blockchain technology to track everything from who owns the land to who owns the building to who owns the certificates.

63
2 years ago

A tool that helps local governments make policy decisions by letting them track and evaluate the public’s actions.

63
1 year ago

A toolset for US government agencies that helps them make better data-driven decisions.

63
1 year ago

A web-based platform to help citizens securely share data with the government.

63
1 year ago

A startup that specializes in cross-border payments. The startup has built a solution in partnership with the Spanish government that allows Spanish businesses to send money to individuals in the US. The company is also working on a platform to help small businesses in the US accept payments in euros.

63
1 year ago

The startup’s software helps local government agencies keep an eye on the behavior of their constituents.

63
1 year ago

A browser that shows alerts from the US government’s EB-5 immigration program. The startup wants to help people and companies that want to relocate to the US figure out how to get an immigration visa.

62
1 year ago

A platform that helps employers and the government monitor their workers’ health.

62
1 year ago

A platform to streamline the hiring process for contractors. The startup is working with the New York City government to build a platform for the city to hire construction contracts as efficiently as possible.

61
1 year ago

A company that helps organizations, including governments, organizations, and public sector clients, with software development and services. The company has more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue, with more than 8,000 customers in more than 50 countries.

61
6 months ago

A tool that helps non-profits and charities build annual reports and financial reports in a way that is accessible to local donors and government agencies.

61
1 year ago

A startup focused on analyzing and solving government-issued data sets, like traffic data and air quality maps.

60
1 year ago

This is a startup that builds software to help companies and governments manage health care. The company claims that it’s cheaper than traditional health care and prevents a lot of errors.

60
1 year ago

In March, the Brazilian government passed a new law requiring companies to store data on servers in the country.

60
2 years ago

A platform that helps local governments keep track of who has the rights to land in their city.

59
1 year ago

A portal for government-issued IDs in the US that allows users to upload/upload their own photos/data/photos.

59
1 year ago

A startup that helps local governments and real-estate developers build affordable housing. The company allows them to do real-time analytics on the volume of transactions in their neighborhoods, helping them figure out where to build new housing.

59
1 year ago

This startup is building an app that helps local governments work with recyclers to bring recyclable waste to buyers at a price they can afford to pay.

59
1 year ago

A company that wants to bring health insurance to the world’s poorest. The startup is already in talks with the government of the Philippines about expanding the product, and is sending representatives to India to talk about it too.

59
1 year ago

 A company that helps local governments streamline the process of building new roads, with construction happening faster and less expensively.

58
5 months ago

This startup is working with a local government in India to create a more effective tax system.

58
1 year ago

A digital food safety application for importing food. It’s a tool for checking food safety once it’s on the plane, and an app to allow governments to track food in transit.

57
1 year ago

The startup is working with a government agency in India to help people with low incomes get access to health care.

57
2 years ago

A platform for people in countries with oppressive governments to buy digital encryption and anonymous browsing tools.

56
1 year ago

A system that keeps track of all kinds of government records, including licenses, birth certificates, etc. It’s a database and an API that helps governments track these records.

55
2 years ago

Insurance that can be custom-tailored to the needs of individual people, businesses, or families. The startup aims to scale through its partnership with the US government’s Medicare program.

54
9 months ago

 A startup that wants to build a platform to make it easier for the government to manage and maintain its own infrastructure, including roads, bridges, and public transportation.

54
1 year ago

Gaps in the online education market that exists between small business and the government. The startup is working on developing a course that meets the needs of small business, and is working on a solution that ensures course completion in a standard time frame.

53
1 year ago

Completely new to the market, this startup is building a software platform that helps local government and municipalities to gather, manage and analyze data about their residents.

53
1 year ago

A digital agency that builds software for government agencies, including the tax department.

53
10 months ago

A system for the U.S. government to manage embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic personnel.

53
8 months ago

A startup that is trying to create a way to sell data to advertisers. They’re also working with the U.S. government to track military drone flights in Afghanistan.

53
2 months ago

Provides a “decentralized asset exchange” for cryptocurrencies. The startup wants to create a trading platform for digital assets without the need for a government-run intermediary.

53
1 year ago

This startup is trying to help local governments save money by reducing the cost of garbage collection and waste disposal.

52
1 year ago

A predictive modeling tool that aims to help local governments make better decisions about where to invest in public transportation.

52
1 year ago

This startup is building a service that provides a platform to manage the storage of customer data and help companies defend themselves against a government request.

52
1 year ago

A system that helps municipalities identify and monitor fraud from public utilities and utilities in their area. It’s designed to help governments cut costs and provide transparency.

51
1 year ago

A communications platform for government agencies to share workflows, documents, and content with other agencies.

51
1 year ago

This startup helps nonprofit organizations — particularly those serving women and children — connect with government and other stakeholders to solve problems and create impact.

50
1 year ago

A program that helps government agencies run background checks efficiently and collaboratively. The startup claims that it saves 10-30% of the time it previously took to run a background check, with a process that’s “10x faster than manual checklists”.

50
7 months ago

A startup that helps cities and businesses plan for rapid transit through detailed maps of the route and government data on traffic patterns.

50
1 year ago

A platform for government services that enables people to apply online for and track the status of their social services applications,

49
11 months ago

This startup is working on an artificial intelligence platform that can analyze billions of documents for patterns and trends, helping legal firms and government agencies fight fraud and corruption.

48
8 months ago

This company helps companies and governments manage big data in a central location, also called a data warehouse.

48
8 months ago

Combing data from local government, social media, and other sources to help police identify and locate gang members.

48
2 years ago

A company that wants to help people, businesses and governments coordinate emergency response, evacuation and shelter operations around the world.

47
1 year ago

A B2B accounting and finance platform for SMBs. The company currently has a partnership with the New Zealand government and has plans to expand to other markets.

47
1 year ago

A startup that’s looking to build a new type of digital currency that’s backed by an asset instead of by a bank or government.

47
8 months ago

A startup that aims to make it easier for small businesses to do business with the government, helping them with tax filing and other compliance requirements.

47
1 year ago

A startup that’s creating a simplified blockchain-based platform for local governments to build a digital identity.

46
1 year ago

A startup that helps startups grow by giving them access to the biggest potential customer base in the world - the US government. The company's proprietary Fintech platform provides access to the US government's banking, insurance and finance systems.

46
11 months ago

A startup that helps companies and government officials in developing countries set up their own bond sales to fund infrastructure projects.

45
3 months ago

A startup that helps the government share information on businesses so they can stop fraud.

45
1 year ago

A digital calendar for cities and governments. The platform has a partnership with San Francisco that includes the city’s 311 service and departments like Human Resources. It’s also building data-driven dashboards for the city.

44
1 year ago

A tool for local governments to share data and allow citizens to contribute

43
1 year ago

A tool that lets nonprofits and governments track donations and funds to make sure that the money is being spent well.

43
9 months ago

This startup wants to build a platform that simplifies the process of requesting a loan for anyone, anywhere. It’s a service that can be used by governments and small businesses who don’t have access to capital.

43
8 months ago

A social network for people in government offices, who have to keep track of a lot of people and a lot of paper. The company wants to create a social network that will allow government workers to share information, request documents, and share feedback and ideas.

42
1 year ago

A digital platform that allows non-government organizations (NGOs) to raise money by selling tokens. The platform lets anyone purchase tokens which can be used to contribute to an NGO.

41
1 year ago

A startup that can help companies automatically manage the way they deal with legal disputes and other legal issues, giving them the ability to track and manage the way they deal with law enforcement, government agencies, judges, opposing counsel and more.

41
6 months ago

A platform for government bodies to build online applications. The company is aiming at a market of over 2,000 cities and more than 50 million people.

41
2 months ago

A knowledge-sharing platform for regional and national government agencies.

41
12 days ago

This is a tool for local governments to create and manage sustainable development plans.

41
1 year ago

A platform for creating and managing alternative identities that can be used to “bypass” the increasingly strict requirements of some countries’ national ID cards. The startup is working with governments in countries like Brazil and Mexico, which have strict rules on what ID cards they accept and which they don’t.

40
1 year ago

This startup is working on a solution to help local governments keep track of trash and recycling in their districts.

40
5 months ago

A software solution to help governments manage the logistics of drug supply.

40
5 months ago

A database of over 100,000 solar energy projects, which is currently being used to help solar companies compete for government contracts to build solar farms.

38
11 months ago

A startup backed by the government of Israel that uses artificial intelligence to sniff out fake news and propaganda online and provide granular fact-checking and narrative correction.

37
7 months ago

A platform for local governments to drive closer bonds between citizens and their local civic institutions.

37
1 year ago

An online chat platform for governments and non-profits, it provides an easy way for people to talk to elected officials, and allows them to have a voice without having to have time to go to their offices.

36
8 months ago

This startup helps companies that sell to the government to get government contracts. For example, a software company that sells to the government might want to use the platform to see if the government is interested in their product.

36
7 months ago

A way for city governments to sell public land.

36
6 months ago

A company that is building a platform for government which allows customers to find out what’s going on in their local government.

36
2 months ago

A payments platform for government agencies, especially those in the public sector.

36
1 year ago

A company that’s building a platform for sharing and accessing data about local businesses, health care, and government services.

35
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform to help local governments auction off their parking spaces like Uber. The company wants to help councils and other local governments bring in more revenue by creating a marketplace where drivers can book spaces and meet customers who are looking for parking spaces.

35
8 months ago

A startup that is trying to set up a "pre-order" business model for prescription drugs. It’s currently at work with a few drug companies that would like a way to distribute their drugs more efficiently. The startup is also working with a patient advocacy group to help get more people covered by their government’s medical system.

34
8 months ago

A startup that’s building a “mobile-first” content management system to help government organizations manage their websites. The company claims that it’s faster and easier than Wordpress and Drupal, but can be integrated with other CMSs.

34
5 months ago

A platform for governments to crowdsource services like policing and cleaning.

32
7 months ago

A startup that’s building a tool to help government agencies with Medicare and Medicaid health exchanges get people to sign up for their benefits.

31
4 months ago

A company that manages and manages the data of big data projects, with clients including Uber, Airbnb, Spotify, Facebook, Google, and the US government. It’s working on getting a similar deal with the US Postal Service.

31
4 months ago

A startup that aims to help school districts get more funding from the federal government to support technology in their schools.

30
6 months ago

This startup wants to make it easier for people to communicate and share knowledge about local government.

29
2 months ago

A company that makes smartcards and secure IDs for companies, governments, and individuals

28
2 months ago

A Y Combinator alum, this startup’s goal is to help people with their retirement planning. The company is working on something it calls the "Retirement Calculator" which it says will help people plan for their retirement using data sourced from the federal government. It also plans to sell tax-loss harvesting services for retirement accounts.

28
7 months ago

This startup wants to build a platform to help people in government responsible for infrastructure planning and management coordinate their procurement needs.

27
4 months ago

A platform that helps local governments organize and evaluate citizen participation in policymaking.

27
4 months ago

A company that helps local governments run elections. The idea is to help governments solve their toughest problems, like getting more people to show up to vote. The company will be paid by the state to manage each election.

27
3 months ago

A company that works with the U.S. government to provide people with legal resources on how to qualify immigrating to the United States and what to expect as an immigrant.

27
2 months ago

A six-month pilot project in Puerto Rico that tests a set of microfinance loans for people affected by Hurricane Maria. The idea is that small loans can help people get back on their feet and be able to repay them later. Vantage Labs is partnering with the government to provide the loans.

27
7 months ago

A system to help cities and states meet their goals under the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program. It helps city governments track energy and water usage, and gives them the tools to implement energy efficiency and conservation programs.

25
5 months ago

A team of blockchain specialists is building a decentralized platform for managing a city’s economic activity. The platform is meant to be a middle ground between the government and the market.

25
7 months ago

This startup is building a company that aims to convert the lack of transparency in social security payments into a “social dividend,” a way for the government to pay seniors a larger monthly check.

24
4 months ago

A platform that lets local governments build and manage an online presence for their citizens

24
5 months ago

A enterprise contract management solution for government agencies

21
3 years ago

A startup that helps people who are applying for government jobs find out when they are going to be hired

20
5 months ago

A data-driven platform that helps businesses and government agencies track and visualize the impact of their initiatives.

20
4 months ago

ShareRing is building a decentralized network of wireless communication hubs for sharing rides, renting out rooms, and more. It’s meant to be more environmentally friendly and cost-efficient than ride-sharing apps like Uber, and is already in talks with the government of Australia.

19
4 months ago

A software-as-a-service service for helping businesses and government agencies to manage bank accounts, book travel, and manage social security cards.

19
4 months ago

A startup that’s developing a way to make it cheaper and easier to communicate with the US government: an online portal to fill out forms, and have them approved and digitally signed by an official. The startup will eventually offer the service to the general public.

17
3 months ago

 A startup that's helping NGOs and other government agencies use the internet to reach out and recruit volunteers.

17
2 months ago

A messaging app for government employees, helping them stay updated on regulations and policies, and giving them a place to ask questions anonymously.

17
2 months ago

The startup wants to help schools and governments pre-populate the inventory in their supply chain management systems.

17
4 months ago

A startup co-founded by former Microsoft President Brad Smith to help governments and businesses deal with the challenge of cyber-attacks and online censorship.

16
2 months ago

A startup that helps companies get into the automotive aftermarket and government vehicle replacement markets. The company wants to help companies price their products to be competitive with the current market to help them grow.

16
3 years ago

Idea: A job-matching platform for companies and local economies in developing countries The company works with local governments and communities to create a better match between employers and job seekers

15
3 months ago

Just as PayPal is a way for the consumer to transfer money to and from someone else’s bank account, the company’s first product allows customers to get money from the government.

15
3 years ago

Idea: This startup is building a way to use AI to safely clean up online hate speech, with a focus on areas where a person’s access to the internet is controlled by a local government and there’s a risk of them being punished.

13
1 month ago

This startup is building a tool to help companies and governments measure their consumer engagement on social media. The startup is focused on measuring consumer engagement across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

11
1 month ago

A tech company that hopes to bring consumer data to the enterprise space so that governments can develop better services for their constituents.

11
12 days ago

A digital, crowdsourced directory of everything in the world, from government documents to digital files

10
1 month ago

Not to be confused with Solv, which is trying to create the first blockchain-based bank that does not require a license from the government.

9
27 days ago

A company that helps streamline the process of paying taxes to the government with the help of “financial professionals” who can prepare you for all your tax needs.

8
19 days ago

Founded in 2018, this company is already gaining traction in India with the government’s rural healthcare program. The company uses AI and telemedicine to help remote rural areas connect with a doctor.

8
10 days ago

A startup that gives local governments a dashboard to keep track of how many tourists are coming to their cities. The company wants to be a one-stop shop for tourism data that helps cities study their markets.

8
3 days ago

Helping the US government with online FOIA requests.

7
17 days ago

A web-based tool that helps people or businesses find out if they are eligible for a government program or grant.

5
3 years ago

A startup that uses blockchain to help the US government save money and reduce fraud on government contracts

3
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that wants to make it easier for people to do business with the federal government. The company helps companies go through the process of bidding on federal government contracts.

3
3 years ago

Idea: A software company that helps the Philippine government’s DoTCo build out their management trainee program. The startup sets up the trainees with a computer-based learning curriculum and helps the government manage their data.

3
3 years ago

Idea: A startup focused on helping US government employees make more qualified decisions about their health.

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