Smart Cities

QBE North America is launching today the QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge with non-profit organization Leading Cities for the third consecutive year. The global competition accelerates the growth of start-up companies transforming cities worldwide. The Challenge is designed to harness and support

Having visited more than 40 countries, 200 cities and lived in six countries in the last 10 years as well as working in the disruptive Internet of Things (IoT) space, the subject of how to make cities smarter and more

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted cities and communities worldwide. Although cities, communities and governments have some emergency and disaster response plans, the scale of the outbreak has strained their re-sources and capabilities. Smart City technologies, with their innovative digital

Leading Cities, in partnership with QBE North America, is pleased to announce the launch of The QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge powered by Leading Cities. The Challenge was developed to help accelerate innovations that foster a more resilient world—which is more

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating and disruptive impact on cities and communities worldwide. From the loss of lives, interruption of essential day-to-day services, to disruption of the global economy, no one person, organization or country is spared.

Over the past century, the world’s population has increasingly moved to live in cities. According to a June 2018 report from McKinsey & Company, cities are now “home to more than half of the world’s population, and they are expected

As local governments around the world brace for the impact of Coronavirus and the need for employees to work remotely, Leading Cities is extending this year's AcceliGOV application deadline until the end of April. The Grand Prize for the AcceliGOV

Connected technology is ushering in a new era of smart cities, which promises to improve the quality of life for billions of people around the world. Smart cities — which are using technology to make urban areas safer, more efficient, and

Blockchain technology is just beginning period of projected exponential growth. It has already become a go-to in global smart cities applications. In this report, I want to share with you why I believe blockchain could be one of the most disruptive