US Treasury Dept.

Why GovTech is broken

After more than a year of 20-hour work days, weeks on the road, and countless productive but unfruitful pitches, my cofounder and I had an epiphany: Govtech is broken, and our startup, TallyVoting, is dead.

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees bats against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday June 28, 2007

Derek Jeter invests in cyberbullying app StopIt

Former Yankees player Derek Jeter announced today that his venture arm is investing in StopIt, an app that fights cyberbullying. Jeter’s youth organization, Turn 2 Foundation, also announced it is partnering with StopIt with the goal of helping elementary and high school students report cyber abuse.