Manage city assets
How well does the solution manage and use the city’s assets such as schools, transportation, waste management and other services. Does the solution add value to the citizens – and during that process, does the solution use less resources or limited consumption.
Business potential / validation
How well have the team validated their idea using for example a lean canvas – and does the solution stand a fair chance to commercialize. How aware are the team of their competitors and how well have they understood and created a unique value along with cost model? Another factor here is also usability and along with that design and easy of use.
Does the solution enable better communication between citizens as well as the communication between citizens and city functions / companies / government? Is it an enabler for urban growth?
How well does the solution utilize hardware and connectivity – and along with that the open data provided by the partners?