Will You Take The Challenge?
The Colony 5 Civic Tech Challenge wants potential Idea Leaders to think and design “into the future” and consider how their businesses will interact with technologies like the Internet of Things, Wearables, Driverless cars, etc. For example, if you’re opening a chicken shack, maybe you deliver orders via drone.
Submissions open 9.12.20
Colony 5 is a business accelerator collaborating across public/private teams to establish a cyberinfrastructure for distressed communities.
Our focus is driven by developing sustainable tech-enabled entrepreneurs to thrive and scale globally while seated in local communities.
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We use technology everyday.... and have since the advent of the wheel.
New innovations and their wannabe competitors are barreling into the fabric of our culture.
It's time to apply tech as a utility for people to truly solve the issue of economic parity in distressed communities.
The AoO connects the scientific research community with entrepreneurial efforts to discover innovations with societal impact.
We want you to be part of the Civic Tech Movement. Drop your email address and we'll keep you in the loop.
Key allies in Business Development
Chicago Beverage Systems
Chicago Beverage System is a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings and have supported our method of economic development since 2011
Microsoft is a fervent supporter of Civic Tech in economic development and is instrumental in the success of Colony 5.
Comcast NBCUniversal was one of the first global brands to put their might and trust behind Colony 5 and our approach to economic development.