Peter KohtPeter Koht

Peter Koht is the cofounder of OpenCounter -- a Code for America 2013 Accelerator Company.

Posts by Peter

Reflections on the Summit

Posted on by Peter Koht

Code for America held its annual Summit in San Francisco last week and Joel and I were honored to have been part of the presentation. We’ve both been involved with Code for America for some time, and its amazing to …

  • Comments Off

OpenCounter: Open for Business

Posted on by Peter Koht

This post is part of a series to celebrate the Code for America Accelerator companies. OpenCounter’s mission is to empower entrepreneurs and foster local economic development by simplifying the process of registering a business. Economic development happens in many forms, …

Open Up Shop: Anywhere, USA.

Posted on by Peter Koht

This morning in Boston, the Knight Foundation announced that OpenCounter was one of the eight winners of this year’s Knight News Challenge. Knight’s investment in our idea, to make business permitting easier and more intuitive for entrepreneurs, is not only humbling, but a validation …

  • Comments Off

Set Up Shop in Santa Cruz

Posted on by Peter Koht

OpenCounter

Peter Koht is the Economic Development Coordinator for the City of Santa Cruz.   The City of Santa Cruz is the smallest community to ever partner with Code for America, but it had one of the largest problems to solve: …

  • Comments Off