INDUSTRY: Communications, Internet FINANCING: Emerging

PlaceSpeak is an innovative location-based engagement platform that transforms the way people in neighbourhoods interact with local consultation topics. PlaceSpeak connects people’s online identities with their residential addresses so that they can voice their opinions digitally in a wide variety of forums and provides proponents with confidence that they are receiving feedback from the right places. PlaceSpeak’s mission is to advance the public consultation process by enabling inclusive, informed participation, policy development and decision making. It has consultation topics in Canada, the USA, UK and Australia.