Politicians, Candidates and Agencies Embrace Government 2.0 (slowly)

UserVoice, a  San Francisco-based customer feedback startup I’ve been working with for a while just came back from the O’Reilly Media and TechWeb Gov 2.0 Showcase in Washington, DC. What was a tech company doing at a government conference? Well, by a series of friendships, karma and coincidence that characterize the Bay Area, UserVoice donated its application to the City of Santa Cruz, which was looking for a way to get public input to make budget cuts.

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Francine Hardaway, Ph.D is a serial entrepreneur and seasoned communications strategist. She co-founded Stealthmode Partners, an accelerator and advocate for entrepreneurs in technology and health care, in 1998.