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Top 10 Govt Tech Startups - 2022

Establishing a future-ready organization has become a long-standing goal for every public sector organization. In this pursuit, CIOs are undertaking new digital initiatives that deliver value to diverse and evolving needs, scale operations, support new workforce trends, and sustain the momentum of digitalization. This serves as a lucrative opportunity for a host of startups to offer the latest, innovative government technology solutions.

A recent report by states that the global smart government market is projected to reach $28.71 billion in 2022 at a CAGR of 19.26 percent and $58.08 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 19.27 percent.

What fuels this growth is a spate of startups leveraging the latest wave of digital technologies to deliver best-in-class solutions to government agencies worldwide.

These startups are providing advanced digital identity solutions to meet governments’ expanding need for identity proofing, bring your own identity (BYOI), identity wallets, and identity ecosystems. Startups are also recognizing the capability of Case Management as a Service (CMaaS) in building institutional agility in governments and applying composable business principles to modernize case management systems. To assist governments in their efforts to deliver seamless public services, startups are capitalizing on hyperautomation. This eliminates siloed tasks and improves the efficiency of public services.

This edition of Govt CIO Outlook highlights the key developments in the space and how startups are leveraging them to deliver innovative solutions. We have curated thought leadership articles from industry experts, including the Founder and CEO, CustEx and Managing Partner, Wavemaker Partners.

We also took a deep dive into the market trends to narrow down the list of startups delivering robust government tech solutions. Equipped with innovative technological capabilities, these enlisted startups, including Curate, Federal Compass, Hayden AI, and SJ Technologies, help transform businesses at the cloverleaf of various disruptive technologies.

We hope this edition of Govt CIO Outlook on Govt Tech Startups will help you build the partnership you and your organization need to foster an environment driven by efficient technology.

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    Top Govt Tech Startups

  • Hayden AI’s pioneering smart traffic enforcement platform combines the power of smart sensors and AI-driven analytics to increase municipal fleet vehicle safety, efficiency, and sustainability. The company’s scalable platform allows transit agencies to build applications for various use cases

  • Curate automatically collects meeting minutes, agendas, and other publicly posted documents from more than 12,000 local government entities, cities, counties, and 4,000 school boards across 50 states. The company’s main goal is to turn local government insights into action to help government professionals, businesses, and industry associations stay ahead of rapidly evolving political, corporate, and regulatory environments.

  • Federal Compass provides opportunity tools and decision intelligence for federal contractors. The company represents a unique mix of federal contracting experience—opportunity and market intelligence platforms along with consulting experience—and offers the latest tech-enabled solutions that address contractors’ most pressing needs.

  • Glass is a Silicon Valley e-Commerce startup revolutionizing how governments buy. Their pioneering product—Glass Commerce—powers government marketplaces for small purchases, an $800 billion market in the U.S. They've enabled governments to procure over $4 MM through their platform, and have been featured on Bloomberg News, Business Insider and Crunchbase.

  • SJ Technologies

    SJ Technologies

    SJ Technologies, Inc., based in Georgia, is an SBA 8(a), HubZone, and WOSB-certified small business delivering information technology solutions and services to commercial and federal customers since 2009. DevOps advice, services, training, cloud migration strategy and support, and DevSecOps and Cybersecurity solutions are among its offerings

  • Airspace Link

    Airspace Link

    Airspace Link is completely integrated with the FAA, and it’s the only solution that offers the digital infrastructure to enable state and local governments to make informed decisions and participate in the safe expansion of drone operations in their areas

  • Binti


    Binti is a mission-driven software firm that aims to change the child welfare system by empowering social workers in their efforts to ensure that every kid has a secure and loving household. Binti collaborates with county and state governments and private organizations to enhance the foster care system in 31 states

  • BondLink


    BondLink helps municipal bond issuers build demand for their bond offerings by providing easy-to-use investor relations websites, tailored roadshows, and investor analytics. BondLink has become the go-to resource for smart issuers searching for a competitive advantage thanks to its issuer tools

  • CivicPlus


    With its comprehensive suite of integrated solutions, CivicPlus assists local governments in optimizing digital interactions for people and employees, resulting in increased revenue collection, more efficient operations, and, thus, more pleasant civic experiences. In their opinion, every connection between citizens and their local government should be extraordinary and smooth

  • PromisePay


    Promise reduces government debt and makes it easier for citizens to pay their payments. They collaborate with utilities and government organizations to provide various simple and flexible payment options, such as zero-interest installment plans and relief distribution. They employ sophisticated outreach strategies that make it simple for clients to sign up for and manage their programs