E1117 The Next Unicorns E20: Citizen CEO Andrew Frame on creating a safer world through access to public data, reforming policing via transparency & more

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Show notes:
1:12 Jason intros Citizen CEO Andrew Frame, what does Citizen do & how did they originally get to market?
6:09 Did Citizen face resistance from police departments & local governments? What are examples of how public access to police scanner data could harm people?
11:24 OurCrowd – Sign up for a free account at https://www.ourcrowd.com/twist
13:17 Creating better policing, organizing the transparency movement via live streams
20:24 Should body cameras be mandated for all police officers? Reforming dispatching
23:29 Outgrow – Get a 30-day free trial and a $250 credit at https://outgrow.co/twist
24:40 Who is Cure Violence, what do they do & how does Citizen aid them?
30:47 Citizen’s liability
33:41 Odoo – Get your first app free & $1000 off your first implementation pack at https://odoo.com/twist
35:10 How will Citizen monetize? Will they ever share public aggregate data or will they stick to real-time data that disappears after the incident ends?
41:32 Citizen’s rapid expansion in San Francisco, adding SafePass for COVID tracking
46:12 Helping start a change in policing
52:31 Technology replacing government

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