The Global Platform
for Urban Innovation

Global Challenges

Urban Growth | Health | Inequality | Climate Change | Employment Education | Infrastructure

Local Solutions

We live in a moment of unprecedented innovation, entrepreneurial energy, and possibility. Cities are the laboratories of the 21st century. Citizens are the new scientists.


A global platform connecting innovation communities: a curated network for civic innovation, connecting diverse local innovators from government, academia, business, and neighborhoods both within their cities and around the world.

  • Connecting ecosystems locally and globally
  • Cross-sector
  • Hyper local
  • Network platform and tools to catalyze local innovation ecosystems
  • Access to expertise and resources

Our Partners

Our Team

Simon Sylvester-Chaudhuri

Executive Director


Eric Verkerke

Creative Director


Awurama Acquah


Jay Taparia

Finance Director


Dana Chermesh Reshef


Advisory Board