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Hey City Managers! AI Might Be The Tool You’ve Been Looking For

If you’re looking for ways to help your teams become more productive and efficient as city managers, we’re on the same page.
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What To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving - City Managers' Edition

It’s Thanksgiving and we’re not missing a moment to properly thank you, our awesome city managers, who do so many things to make the city run – from long-term strategic planning to implementing welfare policies, to making sure that the city’s...
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$6 Million in Series A Funding Will Help Bring Artificial Intelligence to Smart Cities

I’m thrilled to announce that we have finalized our Series A investment of $6 million, led by Vertex Ventures with participation by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund, and our existing investor, Canaan Partners Israel (CPI). This round comes exactly...
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5 Cool City-Sponsored July Fourth Events!

There’s nothing more American than going all out, and the 4th of July is as American as it gets! What better excuse to eat inordinate amounts of fried food, enjoy flashing fireworks displays, or kick back and relax with friends and family. With...
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How Cities Can Rise Above the 'Same Ten People' Challenge To Improve Citizen Engagement

While chatting with a city manager at the recent Florida City and County Managers Association (FCCMA) Annual Conference, we were introduced to some cool phrasing for a concept we are well familiar with: the STP. No, no, not the great 90s rock band
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Why Sheryl Sandberg & US Mayors Swear by The Usage of Tech and Social Media in Connecting Cities to Their Residents

As we grow our work across cities in the US, we have seen, again and again, the ways in which city leaders are harnessing technology to improve their communications with and to their residents. Cities are becoming increasingly aware of the value...
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Use Cases: How West Sacramento is Using Data to Address the Challenges of Democracy in the Modern World

This year, at Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley 2018, held in Santa Clara, California, one of the guiding themes was “People First Cities.” In this context, West Sacramento, ZenCity’s first, pioneering US client, presented on “The Citizen-Centric...
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Mother’s Day Special: Balancing Life as a Developer at ZenCity & Being a Mother

Ever wonder what it’s like to be mom of two and have a full time, fulfilling career while still finding time for yourself? Well ZenCity Developer Nathalie does. In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked Nathalie to get real with us and tell us what it’s...
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Making Data-Driven Decisions in the Age of Big Data Cities

“More datahas been created in the past two years than in the entire previous history of the human race.” - Bernard Marr, Author, Keynote Speaker, Advisor On social media platforms, websites, forums, streaming services and the like, the amount...
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ZenCity Wins Innovate.AI Competition 2018

ZenCity is the Winner of Innovate.AI Competition in Israel, hosted by M12, Madrona Venture Group, Notion and Vertex Ventures Israel
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