Our CEO and President Damola Ogundipe and our Director of Marketing and Product Development Lesley Yemi Adewunmi, represented Civic Eagle at Personal Democracy Forum 2015. We caught up with them to hear about their experience and to find out what’s next for civic technology.Read More
It is our great pleasure to announce that Civic Eagle has been chosen to present at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas this weekend! SXSW is a 9 day convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Civic Eagle has been chosen to compete with 19 other startups to be named the “Hottest Showcasing Startup at SXSW” during Tech Cocktail’s Startup Celebration.Read More
The era of new and exciting civic technology business led by social entrepreneurs determined to utilize open data, mobile technology, and a growing desire for tools to reduce the widespread frustration of a seemingly broken democratic system, seems to be upon us. The elected officials, candidates, cities, counties, and organizations that decide to embrace this new era and the technology tools that come with it will have a decided advantage and appeal.Read More
It is no coincidence that we are launching this blog on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; a day we remember the significance of being involved in our communities and standing up for issues that matter to us. We are inspired by Dr. King’s message of hope and his dedication to making sure everyone’s voice was heard, equally. We intend on continuing this legacy and provide everyone with the resources and tools to be involved, be engaged, and be heard.Read More
With mid-term elections right around the corner, the pervasive question around the country is “Why should I vote”?
The cynicism around voting is understandable. With multi-national corporations spending billions of dollars to ensure their guy or gal gets elected, it’s logical to assume that our individual voices don’t have much merit.
Well, even if you’re a cynic, here are the top 5 reasons you should (still) vote.Read More
It has arrived!
#EAGLEapp is now available for download in the Apple App Store and will soon be on Google Play in the next few weeks. Use the app to to look up information about legislation in Congress, read news stories, connect and interact with elected officials and candidates, and even debate and comment on current events topics!
And, with midterm elections coming up, we believe that you would benefit by using EAGLE to help you learn about candidates in a personalized and easy to use mobile app!Read More
In September, Civic Eagle was chosen by Code For America as a Sponsored Startup at its annual Code For America Summit held in San Francisco, CA. The gathering of civic technology leaders was an amazing experience and the team was able to demo Eagle (our mobile app) to attendees. We attended incredibly useful and informative workshops, networked with great people, and got to experience San Francisco for the first time.
We can't wait to attend again! Thanks, CFA!Read More