Category: Fix California Challenge

Using big data to hold politicians accountable

We are increasing voter turnout by giving people a fast, fun, and easy way to become informed. Simply answer a few questions to find which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up. Essentially, it's tinder for politics. The platform we've developed only recently became possible. Thanks to new open data initiatives, we now have access to up-to-the-minute governmental and political ...more »

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SmartSeach

SmartProcure’s database contains hundreds of millions of local, state and federal purchase order records. This information can be used to find products, research pricing, verify vendors, ensure compliance, provide data to your citizens and benchmark your performance internally and externally. SmartSearch is SmartProcure's web-based tool that makes it easy to find a product’s best price, identify and validate vendors, ...more »

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Category: 2015 Fix California Challenge

Get transparency on California water consumption data

Decisions about the question how to solve the California water problem are urgently required. However the right data to do the right decisions are missing. Idea is to start a data project to collect this data from public and non public sources and offer this data to the public and to experts. The data can be used for efficient failure analysis, publicly driven big data analysis programs and for making the water consumption, ...more »

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An App to Find Your Perfect Candidate, in Every Election

We are increasing voter turnout by giving people a fast, fun, and easy way to become informed. Simply answer a few questions to find which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up. Essentially, it's matchmaking for politics. We've designed an experience that is fast, fun and engaging, while the real magic happens under the hood. Our proprietary matching algorithm does all the heavy ...more »

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