Dan Parham started Neighborland to empower residents to shape the development of their cities. The free platform provides better tools for communities to collaborate with city leaders, developers and local advocacy organizations on civic issues.
Neighborland fits into a new collection of community-minded startups that are using technology to make it easier to people to take action, equipping individuals and community organizations alike. As far as Dan is concerned, the technology industry certainly has an important role to play, and new businesses models are encouraging more startups to provide useful services while also promising handsome returns.
Watch Dan explain some of the successes the team has had in San Francisco, and how Neighborland is working to extend their platform: