Let's Talk Smart Cities - Daily Roundup - 5/16
Venture Smarter is proactively sorting through the "smart city chaos" and creating standards and protocols for smart city initiatives. Here is the Venture Smarter Daily Roundup for Smart City related news.
AerNos Announces Nano Gas Sensors for Smart Cities
Smart cities rely on the IoT to deploy sensors used to collect, analyze and provide meaningful insights to improve the quality of life and drive an innovative economy. AeroNos, a nano gas sensor company, announced that it has developed affordable nano gas sensors for use in cities.
Privacy and Politics: London Wants To Get Business Model Right For Smart Cities
Andrew Collinge is a member of an administration body for London (GLA), who oversees efforts for smart technology implementation in London. Andrew emphasizes the main challenge is not technical but political; the challenge is making data relatable both to governments and citizens.
Smart City Market worth USD 3651.49 Billion by 2025, Growing at a CAGR of 19.08% Says The Insight Partners
“Smart City Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecast by Industry Verticals” is an industry report by The Insight Partners that examines the expected growth rate of smart city sectors. The report includes prominent driving forces as well as in-depth segmentation of markets.
Google Wants To Build A High-Tech Neighborhood In Toronto
Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company (Google), plans to build an entire technological based neighborhood from the internet up. The proposed “smart neighborhood” is likely to be in Quayside, Toronto–a 12-acre plot stretching across the eastern banks of Toronto, CA.
Columbus Adds Pair of Accelerators Focusing on Fintech and Smart Cities
Two new accelerators will launch their programs in Columbus this fall: Fintech 71 and the Smart City Accelerator. Fintech 71 is a global financial technology accelerator and the Smart City Accelerator aims at connectivity, mobility, sustainability, infrastructure, and manufacturing solutions.
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.
Monday, May 14th - Washington, DC - Venture Smarter - Congressional Smart Cities Caucus meets with stakeholders to explore how technology and automation will impact future workforce and education needs.
Are you a solution provider in the smart cities space? Are you interested in supporting teams responding to the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge? You can now sign up to be a Smart Infrastructure Challenge Solution Provider to get matched with collaborators and response teams.
Venture Smarter was excited to welcome Michael Dunaway and Dean Skidmore to the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit to help shine a light on the importance of prioritizing public safety and resilience in smart and connected development projects.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, Oscar Bode (CEO, Smart City Capital) discussed his firm taking a leading role in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge and painted a picture for how new public-private-partnership models can accelerate and expand smart city development efforts.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit speakers and presenters across sectors and agencies shined a bright light on their success stories, challenges, and opportunities to collaborate to accelerate the development of smart city efforts across Cincinnati and the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region.
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.
Venture Smarter has hosted several webinars related to the Smart Infrastructure challenge. Recordings of these past sessions are now available and can be downloaded by clicking on the respective dates below. We have additional webinars coming up that are open to the public. If you would like to attend any of these online sessions, please click on the respective dates to register.
Join other smart cities leaders in this forum to discuss the latest global standards, including the emerging IEEE standard on developing a technology and process framework for planning a smart city.
Venture Smarter and RSCI reveal new collaborators and financing partners for the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge to give communities of all sizes access to public and private support