Our mission is to give people access to public information that should be open and accessible to begin with. By enabling search, analysis and discussion on information we turn government data into public knowledge and power public participation.
Incubates the development of free websites and mobile apps based on open source software that make governmental information open and accessible to the public; development is done by a core group of 140 volunteers, of which 30-50 meet on a weekly basis, and a larger circle of 400 additional volunteers.
Works with the government and Knesset to increase public transparency and open additional information.
Cooperates with organizations, institutions, media and citizens that share its goals
Brings together social and Hi Tech entrepreneurs, developers, designers and editors to incubate its projects.
We view our first two years of operations as successful proof of concept showing that access to government data in Israel is possible and can be done with government cooperation. Now is the time to cement our accomplishments into a structural change, making a sustainable contribution to Israeli society. To do this we need to grow and work in cooperation with our stakeholders.