Civic Kickstart: Citizinvestor Wants to Help Your Local Project Get Funded

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | July 2, 2012

Citizinvestor is the latest startup to tackle public budget woes by offsetting lack of public funding with crowdsourced citizen donations targeted to specific projects.

Citizinvestor founders Tony DeSisto, Jordan Raynor and Erik Rapprich share their vision.

Give us the 140-character elevator pitch.

Citizinvestor is a crowdfunding platform for local government projects.

What problem does) Citizinvestor solve for government?

There are an unlimited number of local government projects that are not completed because of a single problem – lack of funding...