FastDemocracy top prize winner at the Pure Pitch Rally

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October 10, 2018

 

FastDemocracy top prize winner at Pure Pitch Rally startup competition

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FastDemocracy today won prizes worth $110,000 and the People’s Choice Award at the Pure Pitch Rally, earning the company a spot as a top prize winner at the local startup competition. FastDemocracy’s earned cash awards as well as tech services from Amazon Web Service and an office space at WeWork Kansas City.

 

“We were thrilled to compete among such an impressive slate of entrepreneurs and honored to have earned such support,” said Sara Baker, chief innovation officer at FastDemocracy. “This recognition by venture capitalists and business leaders further validates the effectiveness of FastDemocracy’s platform and the need for innovation in the legislative advocacy industry.”

 

FastDemocracy competed against seven other area technology startups at the third annual Pure Pitch Rally. Each entrepreneur received three minutes to pitch their business to a panel of judges and investors.

 

FastDemocracy, founded in 2018 and headquartered in Kansas City, is a state and national legislative analytics platform that uses data-driven analytics and collaborative communications tools to empower professionals and consumers alike to be more informed and effective while advocating for policy change. For more information on FastDemocracy, visit fastdemocracy.com.

 

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FastDemocracy joins Digital Sandbox KC

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July 16, 2018

 

FastDemocracy joins Digital Sandbox KC

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FastDemocracy today announced its selection as one of Digital Sandbox KC’s new portfolio companies. The opportunity to join the portfolio comes with a $25,000 grant and access to additional startup resources.

 

“We’re thrilled to join the Digital Sandbox KC portfolio,” said Jill Kline, CEO and co-founder of FastDemocracy. “This prestigious opportunity and additional funding will allow us to officially launch our company, bring on new subscribers, and help advocates effectively take control of their government relations strategy.”

 

FastDemocracy was one of only four startups selected in this most recent round of funding from Digital Sandbox KC. DigitalSandbox KC provides proof-of-concept funding to early stage startups in the Kansas City area.

 

FastDemocracy plans to apply the funding towards patent applications and work towards launching an upgraded analytics toolkit.

 

FastDemocracy, founded in 2018 and headquartered in Kansas City, is a legislative analytics platform that uses data-driven analytics and collaborative communications tools to empower professionals and consumers alike to be more informed and effective while advocating for policy change. For more information on FastDemocracy, visit fastdemocracy.com.

 

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