Involved is a micro-polling software for local government, helping offices increase civic engagement and understand public opinion with single question surveys.
In high school, Jacob wasn’t politically engaged and he wondered how do you get someone like himself involved in the process. He realized that people are more willing and interested to take a short survey coming from their representative, especially on an issue that is very relevant to them. Jacob founded Involved in hopes of increasing civic engagement by making it as easy as possible for people to voice their opinion.
Watch the video below to learn more about Jacob’s story and Involved:
Involved was recognized as a ‘Startup to Watch’ by StartHub, a program of the Venture Café Foundation. You can learn more about Involved in our insider interview with Jacob here: Spotlight on: Involved, StartHub’s Startup to Watch for March 2018
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Want to know more? Visit https://www.involved.vote/
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The video series features startup founders and executives from the Venture Café Foundation community. Our goal is to capture more startup stories from the community as well as get more impact stories on how our programs at the Venture Cafe Foundation have been useful or helpful for you along your journey.
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