Projects

From inspiring digital advocates to awesomely talented entrepreneurs… See who’s making Kansas City a better place to live.

PlanIT Impact

Birthed at Hacking the Gigabit City 2013, PlanIT Impact is a visually immersive, data-driven planning tool for designers and builders.

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Connecting for Good

The only nonprofit for digital inclusion, Connecting for Good provides wireless mesh networks, community technology centers, low-cost refurbished PCs and free digital life skills classes.

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Acre Designs

Acre is building the home of the future – reinventing the American home to be efficient, affordable and smart. We create a new framework for how homes are designed and built, delivering better solutions for the next generation.

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Civic Tech Forum and Apps Showcase

Created for Code for America’s CodeAcross celebration, the Civic Tech Forum and Showcase brought together 29 City Council Candidates and civic app developers for an innovation summit at Union Station.

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Gigabit Explorer Challenge

Organized by US Ignite and Google Fiber, the Gigabit Explorer Challenge threw down the gauntlet for developers to aim sky high in creating applications that would fully leverage gigabit fiber.

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KC Digital Roadmap

Kansas City, Missouri’s Digital Roadmap (est. 02/2015) focuses on Digital Inclusion, Open Government, Engagement, Industry and Smart City

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Gigabit City Summit

What began as a series of telepresence roundtables evolved into a national conference. The Gigabit City Summit 2015 is in Kansas City, January 12-15.

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Paint the Town Green

When Google Fiber announced its rollout strategy, KC Digital Drive proactively led the charge to make sure fiberhoods across the digital divide met their goals.

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Gigaspots

Getting local entrepreneurs gigabit access in coworking spaces and innovation labs.

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