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“If you want to build a ship,dont drum up people to collect woodand dont assign them tasks and work,but rather teach them to long for theendless immensity of the sea…”- Antoine de Saint Exupéry
The MarketComparatively, thegovernment IT market isthe largest technologymarket• Over 50x bigger than iPhone apps• Over 10x bigger than the video games industryLargely undisrupted, heldby old vendorsGovernments want achange
Inaugural Civic Startups
Companies Capital Customers CommunityThe Pillars of a Market
“Technology makes the easy thingseasy, and makes the hard thingspossible.”-Tim O’Reilly
BLIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS
“The app proposes a new kind of moreproductive communication between thetwo groups that moves past angry andfrustrated citizens on one end, and aparalyzed city on the other.”-Fast Company
When you build civic tools,you build civic trust.