In a marathon presentation rite on the Wisconsin Marketers Convention, hung on 1 June in Milwaukee, HeyGov gained the Knowledge Generation class after 5 months of first filing its concept to the Wisconsin Governor’s Trade Plan Contest (BPC). The competition, held yearly, has observed over 4300 candidates since its inception in 2014. This can be a extremely aggressive and prestigious contest.
Dustin Overbeck, founder and CEO, laughingly explains that he practiced the presentation via strolling up and down, days prior to. He says he additionally had a haircut that “…seems like he didn’t have a haircut” and wore funky socks. He says that the socks reminded him that he needs to have amusing and loves to unravel native municipal issues.
HeyGov, a primary, is a collection of gear for native municipalities: the toolkit lately is composed of 4 apps known as HeyLicense, HeyGovPay, HeyReserve and Hey311 – all in my opinion evolved to make ‘Clerk-work’, a time period Overbeck coined, more uncomplicated. By means of making use of knowledge era and the innovation it brings HeyGov can digitize processes like canine licenses, operator licenses, boat release lets in and extra into an internet fillable shape, with fast cost with a bank card – additionally on-line. The paper binder in its entirety, widely known to native municipal workforce with the reservations of municipal amenities, are actually digitally to be had with HeyReserve.
Overbeck says that the method was once daunting from time to time however he’s thankful for the steering of the mentors and the fortify from pals, circle of relatives, colleagues and neighborhood participants. He explains that the primary strive to go into the Trade Plan Contest in 2021 didn’t finish the best way he was hoping for and he vowed to interact with the whole lot he had if given any other alternative. Overbeck is lately enticing with imaginable companions for seed investment till the tip of July.
The street for this Door County entrepreneur doesn’t finish right here, Dustin plans to expand any other 19 apps and package deal them in bundles consistent with the municipal wishes. “Programs are fluid and will likely be organized consistent with what the largest ache level is, in a municipality…” he explains.
HeyGov noticed its inception in 2021, in Sturgeon Bay. Dustin Overbeck, boasts an outstanding file as a enterprise proprietor, as president of The city Internet, Wisconsin’s greatest municipal internet design company, and because the proprietor of Tweak Company, a neighborhood branding & internet company he got in 2019. Dustin volunteers as a enterprise mentor throughout the Door County Financial Building Company (DCEDC), mentoring small enterprise house owners. He’s a graduate of Sevastopol Top Faculty and holds an M.B.A. from Thunderbird Faculty of World Control (now a part of ASU).