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is a website and application that allows citizens to report non-emergency issues to local government.

The Connecticut-based startup was founded in 2008 and offers free web and mobile phone tools to connect residents and local government bodies.

SeeClickFix has  as of 2011, , the , and the , , helping create maps of local issues and tracking what issues have been resolved. The site also partnered with NBC’s .

SeeClickFix has  from venture capital firms such as the Omidyar Network, and its are advertising on its media partners’ widgets, purchases of ad-free widgets, and software for municipalities and community organizations. It had 60 such clients in 2011. The company , though not highly so.

In October of 2010, Toronto mayoral hopeful Joe Pantalone that would integrate with the city’s 311 system for reporting problems with city services. In June 2011, it announced its for reporting problems, at Southern Connecticut State.

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