Businessolver Joins Cohort to Drive Innovative and Affordable Solutions for Local Governments

Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

HR technology leader is among just 13 organizations selected to join the CivStart Govtech Accelerator Program to build an inclusive ecosystem of solutions serving local governments

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (Sept. 16, 2021)Businessolver®,  a leader in SaaS-based benefits technology and services, announced today its participation in the 2021 Govtech Accelerator Program. After an intensive vetting and selection process, the company is one of just 13 organizations chosen by CivStart to join the program, focused on providing local governments with affordable and innovative solutions to their biggest challenges.

“Although this moment in time is placing unprecedented pressure on employers of all types, there’s no denying that public-sector organizations are facing the unique challenge of controlling costs while maintaining services levels for their employees and constituents,” said Jon Shanahan, Businessolver CEO and President. “With our Govsolver platform, we are thrilled to partner with Civstart and other govtech organizations to help public sector employers drive a better, more personalized benefits experience for their employees.”

This latest cohort of 13 organizations joins an existing 24 other govtech leaders in the CivStart Accelerator portfolio. Businessolver and its cohort peers will work with CivStart leaders to guide and accelerate the adoption of cutting-edge technology solutions at the local level by connecting governments, startup companies, and corporate partners to steward good ideas and address the needs of local communities through a technology-focused lens.

“We are very proud to bring on this incredible cohort of startups into our Govtech Accelerator Program,” said Anthony Jamison, CivStart CEO. “Our network of public officials keep us informed on their top issues, and we are proud to say that this cohort is meeting some of the most difficult challenges facing state and local governments. Whether it's improving public engagement or digital workflows during a pandemic, rethinking 911, or increasing employment and building up a more equitable economy at a local level, this is a very impressive array of solutions for state and local governments.”


About Businessolver

Since 1998, Businessolver has delivered market-changing benefits administration technology supported by an intrinsic responsiveness to client needs. The company creates client programs that maximize benefits program investment, minimize risk exposure, and engage employees with easy-to-use solutions and communication tools to assist them in making wise and cost-efficient benefits selections. Founded by HR professionals, Businessolver’s unwavering service-oriented culture and secure SaaS platform provide measurable success in its mission to provide complete client delight.


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