Vision

Build your own ecosystem for innovation and prosperity

Tue, 2020-09-15 14:21 -- Philip Bane
09/14/2020

Did you know that
*Less than one percent of companies ever receive venture capital funding with most failing
*94% of the companies on the Inc. 500 never raised venture funding.
*Only 10% of venture-backed companies had a female founder;
*Only 1% had an African American founder.
Discover how inclusive entrepreneurialism changes this -

Orange County, Florida's Commitment to Sustainability makes it a Readiness Challenge 2021 Winner!

Sun, 2021-02-07 07:00 -- Philip Bane
02/07/2021

The Smart Cities Council has announced that Orange County, Florida, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners - kick starting the Council's 2021 Readiness Program. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Orange County will lead a Readiness Cohort about ‘Smart & Healthy’ Buildings through the second calendar quarter of 2021 – culminating in a Scoping Charrette (hopefully ‘in-person’) in Orange County with city leaders, participating cities and solution providers.

Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner

Sun, 2021-02-07 09:09 -- Philip Bane
02/07/2021

Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Nashville, Tennessee, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners from 2020. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Orange County, Florida, USA.

Our Vision

Tue, 2012-04-10 15:05 -- Jon DeKeles
04/17/2013

We envision a world where digital technology and intelligent design have been harnessed to create smart, sustainable cities with high-quality living and high-quality jobs. We promote cities that embody our three core values:

Our Sector

Thu, 2012-05-31 13:51 -- Jon DeKeles
04/17/2013

A smart city gathers data from smart devices and sensors embedded in its roadways, power grids, buildings and other assets. It shares that data via a smart communications system that is typically a combination of wired and wireless. It then uses smart software to create valuable information and digitally enhanced services.

Our Mission

Tue, 2012-04-10 15:06 -- Jon DeKeles
04/17/2013

The Smart Cities Council is an advisor and market accelerator. We promote the move to smart, sustainable cities. We contribute to our Partners' business success through advocacy and action.