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*Less than one percent of companies ever receive venture capital funding with most failing
*94% of the companies on the Inc. 500 never raised venture funding.
*Only 10% of venture-backed companies had a female founder;
*Only 1% had an African American founder.
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Join global data experts at Smart Cities Week Global 2020, exploring how cities around the world are implementing open data initiatives. From China to Mexico, many cities are sharing data with the public to improve transparency and invite collaboration. The goal is to do a deep dive into what makes open data initiatives work and how other cities can improve their own implementations. Click through to learn more.
Join Nashville, TN in mitigating the effect of urban flooding on vulnerable populations. Working with the Smart Cities Council, Nashville will review all the latest science and determine how data can be used to make its vulnerable communities resilient.
Qualify to become a Readiness Cohort Leader through the Readiness Challenge process and your leadership will be recognized on a global stage with assistance and benefits with a value of over $250,000 - all directed at solving a problem you share with other cities. You will also be showcased monthly through the Council's global digital platform, including editorial, case study development and a video interview series to share with others. Help your city, other cities and accelerate your project planning.
Smart Cities Week 2020 - A New Horizon - Opportunity arising from crisis (危机)
A global experience of free live and on demand programming from October 19 to November 10, 2020.
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Accelerate your post COVID recovery and long term sustainability
Learn from other cities, share knowledge and aggregate demand
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Applications due on October 14, 2020
From April to November 2020 we will be delivering the the regions leading knowledge sharing and collaborative project planning series of activities for smart cities.
The Smart Cities Council hosted Smart Cities Week Australia 2020 event scheduled for 26-28 August in Melbourne will reorganise as a series of intense online collaborations, followed by a one-day networking opportunity.
Four hundred delegates, 100 speakers, 50 cities, 30 sessions and six big lessons. Smart Cities Week 2019 brought together our entire ecosystem on both sides of the Tasman to road test ideas and engage in robust debate. So, what did we learn?