BetaNYC is a civic tech organization improving the lives of New Yorkers through open data, technology and design. We want New York’s governments to work for the people, by the people, for the digital era. Our work equips individuals and local communities to build a civically engaged technology ecosystem and provide for an honest and inclusive government.

Recent News

Civic Innovation Consultant to support Community Boards

Services Sought:  BetaNYC seeks to hire Civic Innovation Consultants to assist Community Boards as Discretionary Actions Consultants. Community Boards are neighborhood bodies of government that play an advisory role over city service of life and land use issues. Tasks include processing applications for discretionary approval from the State Liquor Authority,  Landmarks Preservation Commission, Department of […]

Civic Innovation Lab Associates

BetaNYC’s Civic Innovation Lab Associates help perform data analytics, research municipal technology and data systems, run events, and assist the Civic Innovation Lab Director and Manager. Lab Associates must be comfortable learning new skills or be knowledgeable in these subject matters and comfortable teaching them to Civic Innovation Fellows, community board members, Borough President and […]

The_Message: March 2023

Hello everyone, we present to you a special edition of our monthly newsletter!

Civic Innovation Fellows: Mapping for Equity on OSM – Spring 2023 Project

Our ninth cohort of Civic Innovation Fellows are Mapping for Equity on OSM this spring!

NYC School of Data 2023 is here!!

Charge your laptops or tablets, pack your water bottle, vaccination card, grab your quality mask, sharpen your pencils, and get a good night’s rest! Join us for NYC’s most informative civic tech + open data event of the year — NYC School of Data 2023 on Saturday, 18 March!

Re: Oversight – Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology in New York City

BetaNYC provides testimony at NYC City Council – Committee on Technology’s meeting on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology