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CivicSponsor

We open channels in local government so that you can directly, transparently fund public projects in your community with tax-deductible $.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 2
  • Website demo.civicsponsor.org

Company Summary

CivicSponsor is a for-profit platform built solely for public projects: we allow businesses and individuals to directly fund public projects in their neighborhoods.

We create engagement with citizens around ideas that they’re willing to pay for, like bike lanes.

By partnering with governments, we make sure these projects will be completed as described if they are funded, and we allow contributors to deduct their investment in the communit

Team

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    Russ Wallace
    CEO

    Two-time startup founder. Previously a BD consultant for consumer startups, before that a tax and VC fund formation attorney at Gunderson Dettmer. JD/LLM from NYU Law, magna cum Georgetown grad. Avid volunteer, member of Full Circle Fund, Big Brother.

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    Mike Grabowski
    CTO

    Previously a Software Engineer at Google, before that a co-founder and CTO of SoundHound (iPhone app, $20M raised). Stanford BS & MS.

Advisors

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    Fenwick
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Marc Abramowitz
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    George Alvarez-Correa
    Unconfirmed
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    Michael Solomon
    Unconfirmed