Smart Government & GovTech

Navigate the rapidly changing world of govtech by staying informed on the latest developments, capitalizing on emerging opportunities, and addressing vital challenges.

Shaping the future of democracy with breakthroughs in the smart government industry

The GovTech is witnessing a significant transformation, propelled by the adoption of advanced technologies in government services. Cloud-based solutions, big data analytics, and cybersecurity are driving growth in the GovTech market, resulting in faster, more accessible, and more secure public services. As the GovTech industry embraces these technological shifts, new opportunities for innovation and disruption are unveiled. Waveup is dedicated to unearthing hidden opportunities in high-growth industries, such as GovTech, and applying market knowledge to assist our clients in formulating and implementing result-driven growth roadmaps. In-depth industry analytics form the foundation of our services, delivering comprehensive support in the design and execution of growth ventures – from securing funds to scouting for M&A prospects and crafting new market entry plans. Whether your needs are limited to gaining industry insights or you want to receive bespoke guidance, we are here to help you confidently navigate the dynamic GovTech landscape.

2.5x growth
The GovTech industry is poised for rapid expansion and is expected to more than double in the next 7 years.


Of governments will have at least three hyper-automation initiatives in the next three years.

Empowered by the demand for efficient services, transparency, and enhanced citizen engagement

By 2024, 60%+ of government services will be delivered via digital channels.


Of civil servants express an urgent need for technology to create innovative services.


Government digitization could unlock $1 trillion in annual global economic value by enhancing efficiency and performance.


In 2022, GovTech startups raised $140 million in capital

With the largest deals going to:

  • Public Safety and Security
  • Citizen Services
  • Health and Human Services
  • E-Government

Leading GovTech venture capital firms

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The challenges of GovTech startups

In the evolving landscape of public sector innovation, startups that are aiming to revamp systems with smart government and GovTech solutions confront several unique hurdles, especially when engaging with venture capital.

Clarifying exit strategies

Venture capitalists investing in GovTech often express concerns regarding exit strategies. The public sector market is traditionally slow-paced, potentially causing delayed returns on investment. Startups need to clearly outline an actionable and feasible exit strategy, convincing investors of a favorable return timeline.

Navigating complex procurement processes

The procurement process in government sectors is often labyrinthine and time-consuming. Startups need to demonstrate a strong understanding of these processes and show how they plan to navigate them effectively. This aspect can significantly impact investor confidence in a startup’s ability to deploy its solution and generate revenue.

Ensuring scalability and adaptability

GovTech solutions need to be highly scalable and adaptable to different government systems and regulations, which vary significantly between regions. Startups must exhibit their ability to scale and adapt their solutions to diverse requirements to assure investors of their growth potential in the global market.

How we can help

Fundraising advisory

From diligent business analysis to storytelling and financial forecasts, we’re helping founders crystallize and structure key business fundamentals and translate them into a compelling investment opportunity.

Due diligence and portfolio support

Evaluating potential investments, conducting thorough due diligence, and supporting portfolio companies on their new fundraising rounds.

Established companies
Growth hacking

Discovering market opportunities and developing execution strategies to build actionable and scalable blueprints for growth.


Unlocking your next stage of growth

Waveup is a leading global advisory empowering companies to fuel growth, attract investments, and secure strategic partnerships.

We turn data into business insights that drive results, helping companies excel in the competitive B2C and B2B spaces across 50+ verticals, discovering and catalizing opportunities for growth.

Our GovTech investment consulting services

Market intelligence

Fundraising support

Pitch decks

Financial models

Investor research

Growth consulting

Go-to-market strategies

Marketing/sales materials

Design support

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