Is the crowdfunding of public projects really all that new? As a Co-founder of Citizinvestor – a crowdfunding and civic engagement platform for local government projects – my team would love to take credit for this “new” form of civic engagement; but the truth is that citizens have been crowdfunding public projects since the StatueRead… Read more »
Posts By Jordan Raynor
A few months ago, I had the privilege of outlining Citizinvestor‘s long-term vision for crowdfunding government projects at a TEDx event in Tampa, Florida. Here’s video of my talk: I would love to hear what you think about this idea! Please leave your thoughts in a comment below.
I am thrilled to be involved with an exciting new project called Citizinvestor (currently a candidate for Code for America’s Accelerator) and I couldn’t think of a better place to gain valuable feedback on the soon-to-launch product than right here at GovLoop. As you well know, there are countless local government projects that are notRead… Read more »
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has become the first Florida politician to engage with citizens on Quora – the burgeoning question and answer technology startup. A few weeks ago, Floridian Bryan Tupper posted the following question to Quora: What are Florida politicians doing to create jobs in the state? This morning, Mayor Buckhorn answered the questionRead… Read more »