CoInspect Collaborative Excellence Blog

MeWe Builds a Bridge Between Government and Business

Posted by Manik Suri on Jul 19, 2017 7:04:54 AM

We’re excited to announce that MeWe was recently featured in TechCrunch to highlight our work in the public and private sectors! A snippet of the piece is below along with a link to the full article on TechCrunch:

Manik Suri, a former D.E. Shaw hedge fund wunderkind, for years has been wrestling with how best to help government put compliance policy into practice.

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Topics: Operations, CoInspect Updates, Government

MeWe To Join Annual Civic Tech Showcase in Sacramento, CA

Posted by Manik Suri on Sep 19, 2016 10:50:38 AM

MeWe is delighted to announce that our CEO, Manik Suri, will be presenting at the 2nd Annual Civic & Gov Tech Showcase in Sacramento, CA on September 22, 2016, hosted by Innovate Your State. The Civic & Gov Tech Showcase is an opportunity to connect civic minded entrepreneurs, government leaders and potential investors to showcase innovation and encourage collaboration and support of new technologies to improve government.

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Topics: CoInspect Updates, Compliance, Government

MeWe CoInspect Selected to Help Manage Environmental Health Inspections Across New York State

Posted by Manik Suri on Jun 13, 2016 9:49:18 AM

NEW YORK: June 13, 2016 -- The New York State Department of Health has selected MeWe CoInspect to help manage data collection and analysis for the state’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Primary Prevention Program (CLPPPP). In this program, MeWe will deliver innovative technology to improve regulatory workflow, environmental health management, and housing inspections across New York state.

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Topics: Operations, CoInspect Updates, Government, Housing

Could Paul Graham Fix Government?

Posted by Aaron Cohen on Jul 14, 2014 8:26:52 PM

What can government learn from the recent history of tech startups?

In 2001-2, company incubators/accelerators nearly became extinct after the market collapsed and the internet industry experienced a malaise. Ten years later, thousands of proto-company organizations have opened around the world. Mostly, they owe their existence to YCombinator, the company behind the founder-friendly blueprint that mentors entrepreneurs at scale and has given birth to over 1000 companies.

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Topics: Legal, CoInspect Updates, Government

The USV Thesis Lesson

Posted by Aaron Cohen on Jul 8, 2014 8:24:09 PM


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For nearly a decade, Brad Burnham and Fred Wilson have periodically published and updated the Union Square Investment Thesis on Aquick search reveals 13 posts that reference “investment thesis” by 8 current or former USVers and a handful of others such as Hunter Walk.

For years, I struggled to appreciate the value of a sharpened thesis. When I look back on my career I was guided by this:

“The internet will change everything, so let’s create companies.”

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Topics: CoInspect Updates, Government

Drawing Inspiration From the GovLab

Posted by Manik Suri on Jul 8, 2014 8:09:06 PM


Wiki Gov

In late 2012, I had lunch in downtown Manhattan with Beth Noveck. I still remember the sun streaming in through the large windows at NoHo Star. It was a far-reaching, transformational conversation that spanned topics from law and philosophy to technology and democracy.

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Topics: CoInspect Updates, Government