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Bridging the gap between Smart Cities Strategies and Local Residents

June 1, 2020

Smart Cities Strategies provide incredible outcomes for councils in all aspects of public services. This includes environmentally in reducing the community carbon footprint, creating efficiency in utilities, reduced congestion, upgraded infrastructure and incredible amounts of data, capable of informing future decisions. These outcomes will draw in investment of $189 billion (USD) in global spending on smart cities by 2023, forecasted by the IDC Worldwide Smart Cities Spending Guide.

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How can buyers and sellers continue to safely transact during COVID-19?

May 4, 2020

In light of many restrictions changing the way people interact, COVID-19 has all but impacted every industry, even the secondary marketplace and C2C transactions. Traditional methods of marketplace transactions begin on mediums such as eBay, Gumtree, Facebook Marketplace and unique exchange groups. Sellers post items for sale and in certain groups, buyers post willing to purchase posts. Through chat and comment functions, Buyers are matched with Sellers, and a transaction decision is made.

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Yellowbox selected to participate in the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator Powered by Techstars

March 3, 2020

Yellowbox was chosen out of hundreds of startups worldwide, to participate in the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The accelerator program has chosen 10 startups from around the globe working on innovations to help make the cities of the future smarter. The accelerator program is based in Amsterdam, the heart of smart cities globally, and began on 2 March and will conclude on a showcase Demo Day on 28 May 2020.

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