We advise the world’s most

progressive minded cities, companies,

innovators and entrepreneurs.

We build smart cities. We design and implement smart technologies. And we help entrepreneurs and innovators create fresh solutions to the world’s toughest challenges by accelerating technology commercialization powered by human centered design principles.

Think Big brings people, ideas, processes and opportunities together to create more vibrant, smarter, globally connected high impact communities.


Featured On VisionKeepers

Think Big Partners Featured by VisionKeepers Public Television Episode on Smart Cities


Award Winning

2017 Gold Edison Award Winner for Smart City Innovation


The Time for Shared Workspaces is Now

Why Cities Need Shared Workspaces Now More Than Ever


Think Big Coworking Acquired by Plexpod

Plexpod & Think Big Partners Announce Acquisition and Partnership for Expansion, Innovation, and Economic Development


The Origin of Think Big Partners

Over the past 10 years, we have evolved from a technology-focused business incubator to a firm that now advises the world’s most progressive-minded cities, companies, innovators and entrepreneurs.

What We Do

Smart City

Think Big has real world Smart City design, build and implementation experience. We analyze your opportunity to develop public and private partnerships to maximize citizen experience and city success.

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Innovation districts powered by entrepreneurs, high growth companies and reinvented large employers provide the fuel for economic growth. We help city leaders design, build and launch innovation districts.


Successful workspaces require experience based design to build not only for functionality but inspiration and productivity. It should be paired with a financially profitable plan. Think Big can help you design both.

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The need to innovate has never been greater. We can help you create the right innovation partnerships, rapidly develop innovation solutions and create an innovation road-map to help you grow.

Think Big Labs

A next generation Smart City Civic Innovation Lab Partnership Program that helps communities create their own public-private partnership platform to engage their city, companies, innovators, entrepreneurs and citizens to work together, co-creating a brighter future.

Our Work

National Institute of Standards and Technology

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Smart City Master Planning<br>City of Chula Vista, CA

Smart City Master Planning
City of Chula Vista, CA

Feasibility Analysis<br>KCATA

Feasibility Analysis

Smart City Workshops<br>City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Smart City Workshops
City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Smart City Master Planning and Deployment<br>City of Kansas City, MO

Smart City Master Planning and Deployment
City of Kansas City, MO

Smart City Master Planning<br>City of Akron, OH

Smart City Master Planning
City of Akron, OH

Workspace Advisory<br>Baltimore, MD

Workspace Advisory
Baltimore, MD

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April 7, 2019 in Uncategorized

Smart City Data Monetization – Is it the Wild West or is Every City’s True North?

Data is more valuable than ever before, but what can (and will) city’s do with it in the world of data monetization? Every smart city discussion today includes data. But in the past year, we have seen this conversation grow from a quiet hallway or back of the room discussion…
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January 10, 2019 in 5G, Public-Private Partnerships, Smart City, Think Big Partners, Virtual Events

Upcoming Webinar: How to Get Your Smart City Funded – Q2 2019 Update

Finding the right funding mechanisms for smart cities can be challenging. Many city leaders are aware of smart city technologies and are interested in moving forward, but they don’t know how or where to start. Often this is due to lack of available funding and having a well-developed overall tactical…
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December 11, 2018 in 5G, Public-Private Partnerships, Smart City, Think Big Partners, Virtual Events

Recap: Building Strong Smart City Public-Private Partnerships (P3) that Last

Think Big recently hosted a virtual webinar on how to build strong smart city public-private partnerships (P3) that are valuable to all parties. The video below is the recorded webinar session from December 6. One of the key takeaways, was the top essential elements you need to consider when creating…
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