Technology standards, diverse planning frameworks, and agile support from academic and industry leaders drive Regional Smart Cities Initiatives in an effort to connect solutions city to city, state to state, and region to region.
Advancing Internet Inclusion with Venture Smarter and IEEE
Defeating the digital divide starts with connecting the 4 billion people that lack access to basic internet today. Venture Smarter and IEEE are leading global efforts with Global Connect Initiative, United Nations Foundation, World Bank, and other leading organizations.
Venture Smarter to pilot Digital Districts Efforts
As a part of Regional Smart Cities Initiatives, Venture Smarter is piloting Digital Districts efforts as a means to deploy a foundational layer of equitable, accessible connectivity upon which smart city solutions may scale for residents, businesses, and institutions. Pilot efforts in New York City, Cincinnati, OH, Washington, DC, Miami, FL, and San Diego, CA will all launch summer 2017.