News From Vizalytics

Webby Awards Honors Vizalytics for
May 17, 2016

At the 2016 Webby Awards, the web platform, built by Vizalytics working with the City of New York, was honored in the Government and Civil Innovation Category.

Vizalytics CEO Named an NYC Venture Fellow
December 22, 2015

Program honors high-potential New York entrepreneurs, helps accelerate and scale new ventures.

Vizalytics Joins Smart Cities Leaders at World Congress in Barcelona
November 17, 2015

Smart City Expo World Congress showcases urban technology innovators including Vizalytics and its partners Amazon Web Services and the City of New York.

AWS Honors Vizalytics in the City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge
November 11, 2015

Partners in Innovation Award recognizes technology solutions for government challenges.

Vizalytics in the Media

Vizalytics Joins the 2018 GovTech 100
January 9, 2018

For the second straight year, Vizalytics Technology was named to the GovTech 100 list, an annual compendium of companies focused on, making a difference in, and selling to state and local government agencies across the United States. The list is compiled and published by Government Technology.

Social Venture Pitch with Aileen Gemma Smith of Vizalytics
October 21, 2016

Columbia University’s Social Venture Pitch series highlights social entrepreneurs using business principles to solve social and environmental challenges. Vizalytics CEO Aileen Gemma Smith appeared on October 21, 2016 to discuss “the entrepreneur’s journey” that led to the founding of her company.

Women in Big Data: Interview with Aileen Gemma Smith, Vizalytics
October 17, 2016

The Women in Big Data series interviews Vizalytics CEO Aileen Gemma Smith about starting her company, and her advice to other women entrepreneurs.

The ‘Lightbulb Moment’: Aileen Gemma Smith on How Crisis Compelled Her to Found Vizalytics
September 29, 2016

Vizalytics CEO Aileen Gemma Smith appeared on BroadMic, which produces a podcast series that spotlights the unique accomplishments of female entrepreneurs, investors and industry leaders. Host Kelly Hoey and Smith discuss the challenges of developing product for SMBs, the role trust plays in building a strong team, and how she got her first 100 customers.

City Launches Interactive Neighborhood Online Hubs
October 13, 2015

AM New York reports on the launch of, a web site built by Vizalytics giving New Yorkers “a digital one-stop shop for navigating their neighborhood.”

NY1 Online: Panel Talks Efforts to Streamline Government Services
July 15, 2015

Panel, including Vizalytics CEO Aileen Gemma Smith, discusses how to help New Yorker residents and businesses find assistance and opportunity, and better navigate the marketplace.

NYC BigApps Winners Poised to Improve New York
September 19, 2014

From Government Technology—Seven winners grab honors for civic tech solutions from Mayor Bill de Blasio. The Vizalytics MindMyBusiness app was one of the honorees. More coverage in New York Business Journal and the Village Voice.

Aileen Gemma Smith – Content Rescuer, Connector, Listener and Builder
August 20, 2014

A SharpHeels interview with the Vizalytics CEO and co-founder.

500 Startups Announces Batch 10 in San Francisco
August 6, 2014

500 StartUps 2014 class includes the Vizalytics MIndMyBusiness app More coverage at TechCrunch, Entrepreneur, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Street Fight Daily, and Alley Watch.

Aesop for Startups: Thanks, But It's My Donkey!
August 1, 2014

In a Huffington Post column, Vizalytics CEO and co-founder Aileen Gemma Smith writes about building a company.