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March 6, 2019

Can “Govtech” Save the Government—and Tech?

When San Francisco asked Nath to help the county find more people willing to be foster parents, he introduced the Human Services Agency to Felicia Curcuru, a former McKinsey analyst who was trying to use tech to help improve the private adoption process.
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January 24, 2019

2019 GovTech 100

The GovTech 100 is an annual list compiled and published by Government Technology as a compendium of 100 companies focused on, making a difference in, and selling to state and local government agencies across the United States. In 2019, as detailed in this feature-length story, the gov tech market brought bigger deals, more investment, new companies
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May 21, 2018

Eight Ways to Keep Foster Parent Candidates Interested

We have a nationwide shortage of foster families and everyone is interested in increasing this number. At Binti, we work with more than 40 agencies across the country, who serve over 40,000 children in care. In the past year alone, we’ve helped our agencies process more than 10,000 inquiries from families interested in fostering children.
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April 12, 2018

Female Founders Join Forces with Female VCs to offer Female Founder Office Hours

Today, I’m thrilled to announce that 120+ female founders who’ve raised over $4 billion in capital are joining forces with the 30+ women VCs of All Raise, to offer office hours to female founders. The goal is to help more women raise money and start successful companies. As background, All Raise launched recently
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February 26, 2018

Three Strategies That Helped San Francisco Increase Foster Home Applications by 300 Percent

Efforts like Continuum of Care Reform in California are part of the statewide goal to place more foster youth in family settings. However, many county child welfare agencies are struggling to meet these goals due to a shortage of available resource families, a group that includes both foster parents and kinship caregivers. San Francisco
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