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Start-up in Residence programme launches largest edition

The San Francisco-based Start-up in Residence (STiR) programme announced its largest edition yet in October, offering start-ups the chance to provide solutions to 75 government challenges across North America. Jonathan Andrews met with Rupal Ismin, Chief Operating Officer of City Innovate, a not-for-profit which manages the programme
Rupal Ismin, Chief Operating Officer, City Innovate

Syracuse in upstate New York receives an average of three metres of snowfall a year, covering pavements throughout the winter and causing havoc for pedestrians. Although property owners are required to clear the snow, there is no incentive or penalty, meaning many pavements remain covered.

Next year, the city is planning to pilot snow clearing efforts on 65 kilometres of pavement, yet it lacks the staff capacity to undertake this. How do you solve such challenges? Syracuse is hoping to find the answer through a Start-up in Residence (STiR) programme.

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