The Emergence of Civic Tech: Investments in a Growing Field

The first report of its kind, “The Emergence of Civic Tech: Investments in a Growing Field,” provides an in-depth analysis of the current state of private capital and foundation investments in civic technology. It aims to help organizations and investors better understand civic tech funding, so that they can strengthen their work and help shape the field. The analysis applies a new approach to research and advances the use of data in the social sector; it showcases an interactive data visualization map that allows users to explore investments across multiple areas of civic tech.

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Patel M, Sotsky J, Gourley S, Houghton D.  The Emergence of Civic Tech: Investments in a Growing Field. Knight Foundation.  December 2013.  Available from: http://knightfoundation.org/features/civictech/