Twelve kick off GovStart 2018
GovStart, the accelerator set up by Daniel Korski’s PUBLIC govtech investment firm, has named the next cohort of startups it hopes will transform UK public services. The 2018 programme follows an inaugural accelerator last year that took 10 startups through a similar programme. (more…)
Innovation ‘cannot come too soon’ for NHS
Innovation represents one of the few ways the NHS can relieve the demographic and financial pressures it faces, a major new report from govtech investment firm PUBLIC says this week. But it says major barriers still lie in the way of digital health innovation.
£20m catalyses govtech innovation
Ahead of this week’s budget, chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a £20m govtech fund to help digital boost public sector productivity. The scheme is set to operate by connecting government departments with startups offering digital solutions, through a series of challenges. Julian Blake reports. (more…)
Korski’s £45bn govtech opportunity
Up until last June’s shock referendum result, Daniel Korski was a key pro-EU official at the heart of David Cameron’s Conservative government. This spring, he opened up Public, a VC-backed operation to help tech startups transform public services. In the first of our new AgendaSetters interview series, Korski talks to Julian Blake about his new project.