Investment in civic tech reached $431 M since 2011, new report shows – The Washington Post

nvestment in civic tech reached $431 M since 2011, new report shows0Share to FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInAdd to PersonalPostShare via EmailPrint ArticleMoreBy Mohana Ravindranath, Published: December 4 E-mail the writerMore than 100 so-called “civic” tech organizations — businesses and nonprofits focused on sharing data and resources between governments and citizens, and citizens with each other — received $431 million in investments between 2011 and 2013, according to a new report.More than 80 percent of this capital was from private investors, the Knight Foundation report found, while the remaining investments were philanthropic such as those from the Knight Foundation itself. The Knight Foundation is a nonprofit supporting journalism and media.

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