Explore the ways you can Venture Smarter leveraging our people, platform, and resources. Build the future with us.
How will you Venture Smarter?
Choose the best option for you and/or your organization.
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1. Join the community (Free)
Subscribe to the Newsletter (the easiest and original way to join the community.) Subscribe to the general mailing list or specific topic or location lists. Subscribers hear first about upcoming events and initiatives as well as updates from Venture Smarter HQ.
2. Preview the portal (Free)
Request access to the Community Portal (in beta.) Share a bit about who you are, what you do, and what you are looking for and you will match with and discover new teaming partners, opportunities, resources, and insights. Connect with other users, set communications preferences, and enjoy early access to Venture Smarter digital tools.
3. Services and Subscriptions
Personalized support to streamline project, procurement, and collaboration processes. Select the perfect package for your organization and leverage Val, your smart planning assistant powered by AI to discover and unlock custom tools and support including validated leads and opportunities, brand building and visibility, and tailored business intelligence/insights. Coming soon: technology standards and solution certifications.
4. Attend or Sponsor an Event
Become a voice in the thought leadership community dedicated to smart growth. Our events are geared at educating and aligning key stakeholders around available resources and addressable opportunity areas looking through the lens of smart and connected technologies. Regular roundtables, quarterly summits, and an annual conference bring together elected and public officials, executives and business leaders, and academics to explore success stories, challenges, and opportunities to collaborate.
5. Tap the smart cities brain trust
Tap strategic consulting services from our government and technology experts. We help leaders research, plan, fund, and develop smart city efforts and partnerships. We work with businesses to launch and support smart city focus areas, with governments to streamline project and procurement processes, and with universities to support integrated research and innovation efforts.