This page contains a collection of press releases and articles about mySidewalk. Questions? Contact Lauren French at lfrench@mySidewalk.com.
Kansas City, Mo. June 13, 2017
mySidewalk Accepted for 2017 Innovation Partnership Program
Today mySidewalk announced their acceptance into Kansas City, Missouri's 2017 Innovation Partnership Program, an opportunity designed for entrepreneurs to develop, test and demonstrate innovative solutions with Kansas City, Missouri’s (KCMO’s) data and infrastructure in support of Advance KC and city operations.
Startland News, June 8, 2017
Meet the five area startups partnering with KCMO to drive innovation
A quintet of startup firms are working with the City of Kansas City, Mo. as part of its Innovation Partnership Program. Launched in 2015, IPP pairs area startups with city departments to not only identify new efficiencies but also offer the firm a chance to earn business with the city. After being designated a department to work with, the startup is provided city data and access to infrastructure, working closely with the Office of Innovation and receiving part-time office space in City Hall.
Kansas City, Mo. May 1, 2017
East Central Florida Regional Planning Council Partners with mySidewalk
Council provides partners with powerful data resource to enhance local communities.
Today, mySidewalk announced its partnership with the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council (ECFRPC), a regional agency of local governments serving seven counties in East Central Florida. The Council plans to use mySidewalk to enhance the services they provide to their partner agencies and communities.
Kansas City, Mo. April 18, 2017
mySidewalk Hires Vice President of Sales
Today mySidewalk announced that Joe Leluga has joined the mySidewalk team as the vice president of sales. Joe has 20 years of sales experience. With a background in developing go-to-market strategies and implementing sales methodologies for new markets, Joe will bring sales and customer retention experience to the mySidewalk team.
Kansas City, Mo. January 25, 2017
Kansas City, Kansas Partners with mySidewalk in 2017 for Blight Reduction & Economic Development Projects
Today mySidewalk announced its partnership with the Unified Government (UG) of Wyandotte County, KS. In 2017, the UG will be making an active push across a range of areas to address the challenges of blighted properties—and they’re using mySidewalk to find locations in the county affected or at risk, discover factors that could be contributing to blight, and then visualize those results via shareable charts and interactive maps.
Kansas City, Mo. January 17, 2017
mySidewalk Hires Vice President of Finance
Today mySidewalk announced that Amy Bradshaw has joined the mySidewalk team as the vice president of finance. Her responsibilities will include analyzing potential sales and customer opportunities, structuring monthly company reporting, managing the company's budget and forecasting sales growth.
Kansas City Business Journal, December 9, 2016
KCK Expands Commitment to Innovation and Open Data
Kansas City, Kan., is focused on driving innovation, and its new open data portal represents just a small piece of its bigger vision. "There are a lot of potential benefits from open data," Alan Howze told the Kansas City Business Journal. "A big part is recognizing we don't have all the answers; in fact, we don't know all the questions."
Kansas City, Mo. November 28, 2016
mySidewalk Announces Stephen Hardy as New CEO
Stephen Hardy, formerly COO of mySidewalk, is moving into the position of CEO. Nick Bowden, who previously held the CEO position, will remain as a trusted adviser on the company board.
Startland News October 10, 2016
mySidewalk Participates with the White House on its Open Data Initiative
Kansas City tech firm mySidewalk is working with the White House. The firm on Friday announced its participation in The Opportunity Project, an initiative that will use open data in efforts to expand opportunity for all. The project was established in March to put data tools in the hands of civic leaders across the country. The mission is to make it easier for leaders to navigate information on critical resources such as access to jobs, housing, transportation and schools.
Kansas City, Mo. October 6, 2016
mySidewalk Participates in the Opportunity Project
A White House Initiative to make government more accessible for all americans
Today mySidewalk announced its participation in The Opportunity Project, a White House initiative intended to expand access to opportunity for all Americans by putting data and digital tools in the hands of families, communities and local leaders.mySidewalk participated in the program by taking on projects for both the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG), working with the DOT to make transportation information more accessible and useful to community leaders around the country, while its project with the OSG focused on equipping parents and community leaders with tools to measure emotional well-being in their communities.
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