Supporting urbantech innovation for sustainable, smart cities
Around the world, technology is being applied in new, exciting ways to address challenges that cities face every day. Whether it’s new approaches to transportation, the efficiency of our built environment, or access to renewable energy, bringing new technology solutions takes a team of innovators, investment and social leadership.
That’s why Prospect Silicon Valley is here. Born in San Jose, where we operate a Technology Demonstration Center, Prospect Silicon Valley is advancing the field of urbantech by developing a network to solve the significant challenges and pressures our cities face; helping the public sector, startups and corporations build and prove new solutions for the essential foundation of our cities — transportation & mobility, energy & buildings.
Rapidly growing urban populations are challenging our quality of life and pressuring cities all over the world to rethink how they manage infrastructure and resources. However, cities and the systems that run them are slow to change. Identifying the best ways for cities, innovators and corporations to come together and apply rapidly advancing technology to solve major urban challenges requires new approaches and common ground.