Startup in Residence (STIR) Is an initiative of The San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation in partnership with the SF Department of Technology
WHAT IS STARTUP IN RESIDENCE (STIR)?
Startup in Residence (STIR) connects government agencies with innovative startups to develop technology products that address civic challenges. The 16-week program builds on the success of the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation (MOCI) 2014 “Entrepreneurship in Residence” pilot initiative, which produced 6 technology product innovations designed to meet local government needs. The 2016 program includes the cities of Oakland, San Leandro and West Sacramento.
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“The Startup in Residence program is a model for civic innovation and regional collaboration. This program is a unique opportunity for government agencies and startups to think creatively about how we can all work together to modernize government to benefit residents.”
– Mayor Edwin M. Lee