GovTech’s Top 100 List

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.

2021 Top 100 

(In Alphabetical Order)


Name Founded Headquarters Description
120WaterAudit 2016 Zionsville, Indiana 120WaterAudit offers cloud-based water management software.
3AM Innovations 2015 Buffalo, New York 3AM has designed an IPS solution that utilizes state-of-the-art sensors, communication technologies, and software called FLARE.
Accela 1981 San Ramon, California Accela provides market-leading solutions that help governments to modernize and build thriving communities.
Acivilate 2014 Atlanta, Georgia Acivilate is a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company committed to reducing recidivism.
Airspace Link 2018 Detroit, Michigan Airspace Link digitizes local airspace for urban air mobility.
ArchiveSocial 2011 Durham, North Carolina ArchiveSocial is a social media archiving solution for business compliance and legal protection activities in enterprises.
Aurigo Software 2003 Austin, Texas Aurigo Software Technologies offers business automation solutions to track manage workflows and business processes.
Automotus 2017 Los Angeles, California Automotus automates curbside operations for all things mobility – from passenger vehicles and scooters, to Ubers and delivery trucks
Avenu Insights & Analytics 2016 Centreville, Virginia Avenu Insights & Analytics is the provider of revenue enhancement, technology, and consulting services for government agencies.
Axon 1993 Scottsdale, Arizona Axon provides electronic control devices to law enforcement and corrections agencies.
Balancing Act by Engaged Public 1998 Denver, Colorado Balancing Act is a suite of tools to help government engage citizens on budget priorities and financial issues.
Bang the Table 2007 Boulder, Colorado Bang the Table offers an online citizen engagement platform for local government.
Binti 2014 Oakland, California Binti is a for-profit mission-driven tech company with the goal of helping children have safe, loving, and stable families.
Biobot Analytics 2017 Cambridge, Massachusetts Biobot Analytics is a wastewater epidemiology company that is transforming wastewater infrastructure into public health observatories.
BondLink 2016 Boston, Massachusetts BondLink builds technology products and tools to help modernize the municipal bond market. 2017 Mclean, Virginia Super Charged Citizen Experience, Out of the Box!
Cartegraph 1994 Dubuque, Iowa Cartegraph offer SaaS solutions that help local government agencies manage their physical assets and associated operations.
Casebook PBC 2017 New York, New York Casebook PBC is the developer of the patented, award-winning Casebook SaaS platform for Human Services.
CentralSquare Technologies 1979 Lake Mary, Florida CentralSquare is a new type of technology leader innovating on behalf of the public sector.
Citibot 2016 Charleston, South Carolina Citibot builds trust between governments and residents through accessible chat communications. 2020 San Francisco, California People Intelligence (TM) for smarter cities and real-world businesses
CityGrows 2015 Erie, Pennsylvania CityGrows is affordable, no-code workflow automation SaaS software for local government permitting and licensing.
CityLife 2009 Albuquerque, New Mexico CityLife improves cities through technologies including Blockchain, voice, and native mobile apps.
Citymart 2011 New York, New York Citymart is a tech company empowering city officials to better serve their communities through access to data, insights, and peers.
CivicActions 2004 Berkeley, California CivicActions provides digital government services to federal, state and local agencies.
CivicPlus 1997 Manhattan, Kansas CivicPlus is the integrated software platform that powers over 3,500 local governments.
Civix 1979 New Orleans, Louisiana A public sector software and services firm focused on critical infrastructure, grants and land management, elections, and business services.
Clear Ballot Group, Inc. 2009 Boston, Massachusetts Clear Ballot revolutionizes the GovTech space with modern solutions for voting, absentee, and audit systems.
ClearGov 2015 Maynard, Massachusetts ClearGov provides local governments cloud-based Budget Cycle Management software for efficient budgeting and transparent civic engagement.
Coord 2016 New York, New York Coord empowers cities with technology to digitally operate and price the curb at scale, creating more efficient, safe and equitable streets.
coUrbanize 2013 Boston, Massachusetts CoUrbanize is an online community engagement platform connecting real estate developers and municipalities with residents.
Cubic Corporation 1951 San Diego, California Cubic Corporation (Cubic) is an international provider of systems and solutions that address the mass transit and global defense markets.
EasyVote Solutions 2013 Woodstock, Georgia EasyVote Solutions delivers a SaaS platform to city, county, and state election offices to help manage the process of running elections.
Edmunds Govtech 1972 Northfield, New Jersey Edmunds GovTech is a provider of cloud and on-premise ERP software solutions for local government.
Esri 1969 Redlands, California Esri is the global market leader in GIS, pioneering problem solving to help you see what others can’t. We build ArcGIS.
Forensic Logic 2003 Walnut Creek, California The most powerful network of users, information, and technology in American law enforcement.
GovPilot 2014 Hoboken, New Jersey GovPilot is a web-based Management Platform developed exclusively for local government.
GovQA 2002 Woodridge, Illinois GovQA provides highly-secure SaaS collaboration tools to help the nation's top cities, counties, and state agencies process complex work.
Granicus 1999 Denver, Colorado Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve.
GTY Technology Holdings 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada Cloud solutions for Procurement (Bonfire), Budgeting (Questica & Sherpa), Payments (Citybase), Permitting (OpenCounter) and Grants (eCivis)
gWorks 1999 Omaha, Nebraska gWorks delivers Simple Solutions to build Smarter Government and Stronger Communities.
HAAS Alert 2015 Chicago, Illinois HAAS Alert delivers real-time emergency alerts to drivers using C-V2X technologies
Hayden AI 2019 Berkeley, California Artificial intelligence powered data platform for smart and safe city applications
IPS Group 1995 San Diego, California IPS Group globally delivers smart city tech within an Internet of Things framework.
Itron 1977 Liberty Lake, Washington Itron is a technology company that offers products and services on energy and water resource management.
Kofile 2009 Dallas, Texas Kofile is a provider of information management and access systems solutions for government agencies in the U.S.
LiveStories 2013 Seattle, Washington LiveStories drives outreach and better decisions with civic data. Our online tools make it easy to analyze data and communicate insights.
Mark43 2012 New York, New York Mark43 is a public safety platform that allows first responders to collect, manage, analyze, and share information.
Maximus 1975 Reston, Virginia Maximus is an operator of government health and human services programs that help serve citizens with compassion and efficacy.
Motorola Solutions 2011 Schaumburg, Illinois Motorola Solutions creates mission-critical communication solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers.
Municode 1951 Tallahassee, Florida For 70 years, Municode has worked with over 4,150 local governments creating integrated technology solutions to make civic management easier
NEOGOV 1999 El Segundo, California NEOGOV is the market and technology leader in on-demand human resources software for the public sector.
Nextdoor 2010 San Francisco, California Nextdoor is a private social networking platform that connects neighbors for them to exchange helpful information, goods, and services.
NextRequest 2015 San Francisco, California NextRequest makes public records requests friendlier for the public and easier for governments.
NIC 1992 Olathe, Kansas NIC is a provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing.
Numetric 2015 Draper, Utah Numetric is a traffic safety analytics solution provider that empowers gov agencies to be more data-driven in making their roadways safer.
One Concern 2015 Menlo Park, California One Concern is a Resilience-as-a-Service solution that brings disaster science together with machine learning for better decision making.
OpenCities 2015 San Francisco, California OpenCities helps Governments transform their digital customer experience, without custom code.
OpenGov 2012 Redwood City, California OpenGov is a cloud solution for public sector budgeting, performance management, and citizen engagement.
OpenLattice 2017 Redwood City, California We support public servants making more informed decisions using integrated data.
Passport 2010 Charlotte, North Carolina Passport specializes in enterprise business applications and payments for parking and transportation.
PayIt 2013 Kansas City, Missouri PayIt simplifies doing business with state, local, and federal government through its mobile transaction and payment platform.
Periscope Holdings 2001 Austin, Texas Periscope Holdings helps organizations build a better procurement process.
Pondera Solutions 2011 Gold River, California Pondera offers a comprehensive cloud solution to help you detect, investigate, and enforce fraud, waste, and abuse.
PrimeGov 2014 Lehi, Utah PrimeGov is committed to providing world-class customer service in its delivery of innovative legislative management solutions.
ProudCity 2016 Oakland, California ProudCity is a software company providing cities with websites and online government services.
Qucit 2014 Bègles, Aquitaine Qucit is for Quantified Cities, improves well being in cities using Artificial Intelligence.
Quicket Solutions 2013 Chicago, Illinois Quicket provides cloud-based workflow automation and analytics platform for the public sector.
RanMarine USA 2019 Chicago, Illinois autonomous drones, marine waste removal, water quality
RapidDeploy 2013 Austin, Texas RapidDeploy is a Cloud-based Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Analytics platform.
RapidSOS 2012 New York, New York RapidSOS has created the world’s first emergency response data platform that securely links life-saving data to 911 and first responders.
Remix 2014 San Francisco, California Remix is a platform for planning public transit, designing streets, and managing new mobility.
Ride Report 2015 Portland, Oregon Ride Report is a solution for cities to integrate new forms of micromobility
RoadBotics 2016 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania RoadBotics empowers governments and communities to make objective, data-driven decisions about their public infrastructure assets.
Rock Solid Technologies 1994 San Juan, NA - Puerto Rico Rock Solid Technologies is a software products research and development company.
Sagitec Solutions LLC 2004 Minneapolis, Minnesota We design & deliver tailor-made pension, provident fund, unemployment insurance, and healthcare and life sciences software solutions.
ShotSpotter 1996 Newark, California ShotSpotter, a public company, pioneers in gunfire detection and location technology and is used by more than 90 cities.
SimpliGov 2018 San Francisco, California Workflow Automation Platform, eSignatures, Online Forms
Smarking 2014 San Francisco, California Smarking turns parking data into instant actionable insights.
SOMA Global null Tampa, Florida SOMA Global
Spatial Data Logic 1997 Somerset, New Jersey SDL is a SaaS premier municipal management platform that helps local governments to automate departments, workflows and functions.
SPIDR Tech 2015 Manhattan Beach, California SPIDR Tech is a law enforcement technology company.
Springbrook Software 1985 Portland, Oregon Springbrook Software provides comprehensive, fully integrated fund accounting and utility billing enterprise software solutions to local
StreetLight Data 2012 San Francisco, California StreetLight Data is a data analytics company transforming urban planning and transportation design with the power of geospatial data.
Swiftly 2014 San Francisco, California Swiftly helps cities move by changing transportation and mobility through real-time information and better data.
Symbium 2018 San Francisco, California Symbium is the computational law platform, with a mission to bring actionable regulations directly to point of human experience.
TrueRoll 2018 Chicago, Illinois Maintaining government property tax rolls by identifying both unqualified and unclaimed homestead exemptions
Tyler Technologies 1966 Plano, Texas Tyler Technologies is a software company providing integrated software and technology services to the public sector.
Ubicquia 2014 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Ubicquia is a smart city platform that provides critical services, including light control, video artificial intelligence, and public WiFi.
UrbanFootprint 2014 Berkeley, California UrbanFootprint is location intelligence software for smart cities.
UrbanLeap 2017 Palo Alto, California UrbanLeap offers software that helps governments run pilot projects to test new technologies.
Utilis Inc. 2013 San Diego, California Satellite-based Infrastructure Intelligence Providing data driven solutions for utilities, engineers, and municipalities
Varuna 2018 Chicago, Illinois Varuna provides alerts, recommendations, and predictions to help water utility leaders to effectively manage a water system.
Verra Mobility null Mesa, Arizona The leading provider of tech-enabled smart transportation solutions.
VertexOne 1996 Richardson, Texas VertexOne provides affordable customer experience solutions by reducing risk and maximizing value through improved customer operations.
Visionary Integration Professionals 1996 Folsom, California VIP makes business strategy software for governments and corporations.
Waycare 2016 Palo Alto, California WayCare optimizes traffic management systems leveraging predictive analytics, and enables two way vehicle to city communication.
Whyline, Inc 2015 New York, New York First company to combine enterprise SaaS & navigation systems to offer a complete solution to a fast-growing, yet highly outdated industry
Zencity 2015 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Zencity is a Saas startup in the GovTech space that enables local governments to make more data-driven decisions using AI.



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