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Venture Smarter is dedicated to catapulting governments, businesses, and universities into the 21st Century. Led by government and technology experts coming from The White House, and leading technology companies, Venture Smarter serves an array of customers looking to invest in and benefit from digital transformation and smart city growth.
Since 2016 Venture Smarter has helped clients win new business, develop best-practices strategies, cultivate robust partnership ecosystems, and mitigate risks associated with digital transformation and smart city development. We’ve launched new public-private-partnerships, catalyzed innovation ecosystems, and removed barriers stagnating market development across North American cities and regions. In 2019 we are eager to launch new products, programs, and partnership designed to create better places to live, work, and visit with the support of a thriving collaboration ecosystem.
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Join Venture Smarter and our partners at one or more of these events to connect with industry insiders, practitioners, solution partners, and project planners working to build better places to live, work, and visit.
Recent developments out of the U.S. Treasury and the White House related to Opportunity Zones show that this initiative is gaining momentum as 2019 begins.
Attending the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas? Connect with Venture Smarter executives, team members, and partners at the show!
The Washington Post Live: Innovative startups and advocates who are working with urban communities to create the digital infrastructure for the cities of tomorrow discuss the opportunities and challenges of smart cities.
Expanded program portfolio seeks to increase access to DoD-specific electronics manufacturing capabilities, enhance hardware security, and ensure ERI investments translate to DoD applications
The Smart Rural Community® Collaboration Challenge is an opportunity for rural broadband providers to obtain up to $5,000 to deploy broadband-enabled solutions for community-oriented initiatives, including economic development, education, health care and public safety.
StateScoop — Four development teams have taken home top prizes in a competition for advanced infrastructure proposals, each securing up to $10 million in investment capital.
View featured press coverage from the second annual Smart Regions Conference on October 25th and 26th in Columbus, OH.
Cincinnati Enquirer — The Cincinnati area will get new help in its opioid fight through a pilot partnership with U.S. Homeland Security’s Science and Technology division that could yield a nationwide response to the epidemic.
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