Enabling people to solve daily city issues by bridging the gap between citizens and government.

Colab is a civic engagement social network, enabling citizens to connect with government and each other. It exists to improve the city-dweller's quality of life by enabling people to solve daily city issues, improve their relationships with legislators, and participate in the decision-making process of local governments. Through the Colab website or mobile app, users can report issues where they live—such as a pothole or broken street lamp—suggest urban improvements, and rate public services. Colab also offers governments a SaaS platform for management and engagement tools. To date, over 200,000 people have used Colab in over 100 municipalities across Brazil, reporting over 80,000 problems and resulting in over 40,000 problems being fixed. In 2013, Colab received the Best Urban App of the World award. 

FOUNDED
2012

AREAS OF IMPACT
Peace and Justice Infrastructure Sustainable Cities

HEADQUARTERS
Brazil

COMPANY SIZE
6–20

Gustavo Maia

Gustavo Maia (Co-Founder) has been an Unreasonable Fellow since July 2017 after participating in Unreasonable Goals 2017.

Unreasonable Goals 2017
2
TERRITORIES OF OPERATION
$1.4M
MONEY RAISED

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