Matt was invited to share the Civic Tech Timeline at the Civic Tech Toronto Meetup last night. He was the 196th speaker in the event series, hosted in a building that predates the incorporation of the city itself. Watch the video below for a quick overview of the Guide, the timeline, and a discussion about civic […]

By Micah L. Sifry, reposted from Civicist First Post with permission. Today, Matt Stempeck and I are pleased to announce the release of our new free tool, the Civic Tech Name Generator. This tool will revolutionize how you name your next civic tech project. It’s designed to work for all the most common civic tech […]

Presented at The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference in April, 2018 by Micah Sifry and Matt Stempeck. By Micah L. Sifry Ever wonder what happened to civic tech startups like Vote.com, Voter.com, Hotsoup.com, Speakout.com, Ruck.us, Jumo, ChangeByUs, VoteIQ, or Votizen? Or maybe you’re thinking of starting something new in civic tech and want to learn […]

This post is a summary of Matt Stempeck’s presentation at The Impacts of Civic Tech Conference (TICTEC) in Lisbon, Portugal, on April 18, 2018, which he developed in close consultation with Micah Sifry, and is part of the ongoing work they are doing developing the Civic Tech Field Guide. Cross-posted from Civicist with permission. If […]

The Civic Tech Field Guide is an expansive resource because of contributions and submissions from people like you. Here’s how you can quickly add new projects. The must-do steps are bolded. Click the Add Listing button on any page, or go to https://civictech.guide/submit-listing/. Project link: Enter the URL for the project. Project name: Enter the […]