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Venture Smarter acquires Venture Strategy Partners, will launch ‘Venture Smarter Labs’

With the acquisition, Venture Smarter will launch Venture Smarter Labs, adding a new business unit to the growing company that focuses on ‘working together to build smart cities, regions, and industries.’ Labs will work with businesses, investors, agencies, and universities to enable impact and innovation leveraging advanced technologies.

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Congressional Smart Cities Caucus will explore the Workforce of the Future in upcoming roundtable session

On Monday, May 14th the Congressional Smart Cities Caucus will host its third stakeholder roundtable to focus on the future of the workforce. The discussion will explore educational requirements to prepare citizens with the skills required in the 21st century economy. Among other topics, the conversation will also hone in on the importance of public-private-partnerships in developing workforce success stories across smart cities and regions.

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5 topics that leaders will discuss at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC

Smart cities and regions use technology as a tool to create better places to live, work, and visit. But efforts towards smart planning and development don't happen on their own, and they cannot take place in silos. Smart solutions require regional collaborations and interoperable solutions that improve people's lives, increase public service delivery, and alleviate strained municipal budgets.

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Venture Smarter January 2018 Update

This month the Venture Smarter community passed the 20,000 users benchmark, and the beta portal captured great insights on the state of smart cities happenings. But more importantly, it's 2018 and we are continuing our mission to democratize smart city planning, providing even small and medium sized communities the tools for smart city success stories that reach beyond big city limits.

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Creating Connectivity Corridors

Connectivity clusters are catalyzed by deploying sensors sending information to centralized data platforms and creating mesh wireless connectivity solutions for people, places, and things. This means our infrastructure - hard and soft - has to be smart and secure, allowing us to make better real-time and long-term planning decision from connecting residents to local resources to planning the next municipal infrastructure projects.

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6 Takeaways from the Smart City Summit in Washington DC

The first event was held at 1776 in Washington, DC as innovators and investors discussed market challenges and opportunities over lunch and engaging discussions. From there, the group headed to The World Bank to work with World Bank Y2Y leaders to better understand how smart city solutions deployed domestically might compress the time to realization of next generation technology implementations in the developing world.

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Going Global with an agile smart city approach

Regional Smart Cities Initiatives spring forth from a fundamental truth: Smart cities can’t exist in a vacuum. Partnerships with neighboring municipalities and other entities will be essential to the success of any smart cities effort. The message that we’re stronger when we work together resonates in every language. And that includes the language of machines...

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