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A Thriving Collaboration Community

dedicated to building smart cities, regions, and industries

Venture Smarter’s thriving collaboration community represents businesses, governments, universities, and organizations that are eager to work with each other to create better places to live, work, and visit. Community members have access to Venture Smarter events and programming throughout the year, and may connect to each other online via our membership portal. You may join the Venture Smarter community for free, and upgrade to unlock membership services and perks.


Venture Smarter Community Membership Breakdown

What are our members looking for?


Annual Programming


4,000+ Annual Attendees

Our regular webinars, summits, and innovation conferences bring together curated groups of stakeholders to explore solutions to challenging problems across cities, regions, and industries.


1000+ Participating Organizations

Venture Smarter’s inaugural Smart Infrastructure Challenge set the stage for what is to become an annual series of challenges in concert with public and private sector funding and solutions partners.


100+ Active Working Groups

From developing smart cities standards with IEEE to supporting the GCTC blueprint development at NIST, Venture Smarter’s people and partners are committed to building consensus and taking action.


Join the community for free!

Individual and organizational memberships are available.

Upgrade to unlock premium access for you and your colleagues to Venture Smarter community programming and events online and offline. Contact us to talk to a team member today!


Personalized newsletter and alerts + an annual OPPORTUNITIES report

Enjoy a monthly community newsletter, annual opportunities report, and regular alerts and updates that are personalized based on your interests and needs.

Access to community events and programming

Venture Smarter’s community events bring together project owners, solution providers, and various stakeholder groups to solve real problems across governmnets and enterprises today. We host a series of annual conferences, summits, roundtables, workshops, and webinars and are always adding to our growing calendar of engaging events.

Access to network members and market analytics

Venture Smarter community members enjoy early access to our online platform for discovery and collaboration: Intelliscope. With this platform, users can easily scope, plan, and fund their projects and initiatives by leveraging intelligent matchmaking that connects them directly to solution providers, capital partners, and tailored resources or action steps.