SOURCE: Revelstone

Revelstone

July 31, 2012 09:35 ET

Revelstone Selected to Join Code for America's Accelerator Program for Civic Startups

Revelstone Is One of Seven Companies Selected Out of Hundreds to Help Governments Work Better

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Jul 31, 2012) -  Revelstone, a provider of local government and municipal performance management solutions, today revealed it is one of only seven companies from across the country selected to participate in the inaugural group in Code for America's (CfA) Accelerator program. Code for America is a non-profit that's trying to make government work more like the Internet: more open, more efficient and more collaborative. Accelerator is CfA's first civic startup incubator, designed to help governments with new technological solutions.

The Code for America Accelerator program will "turbo-charge" select civic startups by providing them an opportunity to amplify market awareness of their product, to access a wealth of business training and advice, and to be introduced to a broad network of potential investors and civic leaders. Plus, each participating startup receives a $25,000 grant.

Every month, the startup teams will be brought together in CfA's San Francisco offices for an intensive week-long curriculum led by industry experts; coupled with networking events with investors. Throughout the remainder of the program, the startups will have access to hands-on mentorship, administrative support and office space.

"Being selected for the Code for America's Accelerator program is a tremendous honor and an opportunity for us to extend Revelstone's reach," said Ken Wolf, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Revelstone. "We are excited to be working with other industry leaders who share our vision of helping make governments more efficient."

Wolf continued, "We're also looking forward to connecting with other innovative companies focused on the burgeoning civic solutions and Government 2.0 space. Together, we can improve how governments operate."

About Revelstone
Revelstone is a performance management software company that helps local governments improve the services they deliver. Revelstone's comprehensive platform for government performance management, Compass, is a low cost and intuitive web-based solution that enables local governments to measure, compare, learn and improve performance. Compass empowers local governments to manage better, make smarter decisions and strengthen accountability to citizens -- leading to overall improvements in their communities. Learn more by visiting http://www.revelstonelabs.com or calling 201.649.1716. Follow Revelstone on Twitter @Revelstone.

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