We are showcasing demos of 100 of the best startup solutions to city problems. Meet the teams and founders of emerging companies.
We will explore topics ranging from funding to partnerships.
We award 3 founders as selected by their peers, investors and festival attendees. Urban.Us Fund will invest $50,000 in one of the winning companies.
Invite only workshops and social gatherings around the event will allow for networking among 250 of the worlds foremost leaders in the Urban Tech ecosystem.
In 2014, participants came from 32 cities in the US, EU and Africa.
Participants represented startups, venture funds, local government, real estate develops, global technology firms, retailers, non-profits and individuals passionate about helping startups to solve urban problems.
"What was great about this conference was sharing stories about how to get those first few customers..."
- Alex Pandel , Civic Insight
"One of the things that we really focused on was the type of services, outside of typical funding mechanisms, can be used to help in that first year of operations... It's the make or break"
- Lily Liu, Public Stuff
"I think what Urban.US is doing is really great. I think this is a brand new startup ecosystem of startups trying to solve urban problems, and try to think outside of the box, and really change how governments operate cities."
- Sam Vermette, Transit App
"[This team] put an incredible event together."
- Ludovic Roche, PWRstation