New Haven based SeeClickFix was honored recently by tech blog Mashable in its Global Innovation Series startup contest.

The company was invited to present at a Global Innovation Series event in Berlin, Germany on July 16.

The New Haven-based Internet startup developed a free reporting platform that helps faciliate effective communication between residents and government on the status of things like pothole repair, graffiti, and other non-emergency problems.

Read CTTechJunkie’s profile of SeeClickFix

The Global Innovation Series is sponsored by Mashable and German automaker BMW.

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Lon Seidman is the host and producer of “Lon.TV,” a consumer technology video show that is on a number of platforms including YouTube and Amazon. He creates in-depth, consumer-friendly product reviews and commentary. His YouTube channel has over 300,000 subscribers and more than 100 million views.

In addition to being a full-time content creator, Lon is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hartford (his alma mater) where he teaches a course in entrepreneurial content creation.

Prior to becoming a full-time creator, Lon was a partner at The Safety Zone, his family’s business that manufactures gloves and safety equipment. The company has locations around the globe and employs over 200 people worldwide. The Safety Zone was acquired by the Genuine Parts Corporation in 2016.

Lon is also active in public service, serving as the Chairman of the Essex Board of Education, a member of the Region 4 Board of Education, and as the Secretary / Treasurer of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education. He was endorsed by both Democrats and Republicans for his re-election in 2021.

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