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Digital Verified Identity Platform Merit Announces the Launch of ASPIRE: Alliance for States Providing Interoperable REciprocity

A coalition of non-profit and private sector organizations including Blue Star Families, The National Military Spouse Network, The Association of the United States Army, Women Veterans Interactive Foundation, Credential Engine, and Merit International, Inc., announced this week at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. the formation of an alliance to accelerate the adoption of technology and practices to enable military reciprocity by and between states.

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GT100 2023: Investors Bet Big on the Gov Tech Market

A few weeks before Halloween, a deal took place that could foreshadow how the government technology industry will look in 2023. Granicus, which sells agenda, meeting and communications management software to public agencies, said it would buy Rock Solid, known for its...

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Indigov Wins NASPO ValuePoint Master Agreement Awarded by the State of Utah

Indigov, the leading constituent communications platform for government agencies, elected officials and their staff, announced that it has won a National Association of State Procurement Officials”NASPO”ValuePoint Master Agreement executed by the State of Utah and is available nationwide to be purchased by eligible public entities. Through a signed Participating Addendum with the Utah State Division of Purchasing, Indigov is now immediately available to every public entity, at every level of government, in the State of Utah.

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Indigov Announces $25M in Series B Funding to Grow Platform for Constituent Communications and Democratic Engagement

 Indigov, the leading constituent service platform for public officials, today announced it had closed $25 million in Series B financing with participation from Tusk Venture Partners, 8VC, Wicklow Capital, Align Ventures and Valor Equity Partners. This brings the company’s total funding to more than $38.3 million to date.

Launched in 2019, Indigov is a multi-channel constituent experience management platform that allows public officials to organize, respond to and proactively engage those they serve. The platform gives officials robust reporting and analytics so they gain real time insight into the pulse of their constituency. Federal, state, and local governments also use Indigov to manage casework and triage incoming communications that would otherwise overwhelm their inboxes. Indigov currently supports thousands of Congressional, state and local officials who collectively represent more than 150 million Americans.

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Indigov lands more funding to connect besieged lawmakers and their oft-frustrated constituents

Republican lawmakers are facing growing anger over the deadliest mass shooting at an American school in nearly a decade yesterday, with many of their constituents expressing frustration over their repeated votes against even modest gun control reforms.

Social media can’t solve the problem. Indigov, a three-year-old, 70-person Washington-based startup, can’t solve it either, but the outfit, a service platform for public officials, can likely help.

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Merit’s Jacob Orrin is on Best Startup Magazine’s list of Top 101 Software COOs

At Best Startup US we track over 1,000,000 US startups and over 3 million people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

This list showcases the top United States based COO’ operating in the Software space.

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Palm Beach County Adds Express Page To PayItClerkPBC App

The Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, Palm Beach County, is expanding its partnership with PayIt with a new PayIt Express page that allows customers to purchase self-service legal forms through the PayItClerkPBC online and mobile solution. This launch further advances the digital transformation of the government experience in one of the largest counties in the United States.

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City Of St. Louis, PayIt Partner For Business License Renewal System

Beginning April 4, 2022, St. Louis residents can apply for and renew business licenses online using the payitSt.Louis digital payment system. Available through web browsers and mobile apps, the digital portal will service all six licensing needs within the city: convention and tourism, graduated business licensing, manufacturing, hotel/motel, restaurant receipts, and gross receipts for public garages and parking lots.

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