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A New Push to Get Local Governments to Buy Local

When Paola Santana received a Fulbright scholarship a decade ago, she moved from the Dominican Republic to Washington, D.C., to earn a masters degree in government procurement law.

Mar 17, 2021 • WRITTEN BY Bloomberg

City of Oakley introduces the Oakley Digital Market

The City of Oakley is working with, government software startup — Glass, launched the Oakley Digital Market, an e-commerce marketplace where local business owners can seamlessly showcase and sell their products and services online.

Jun 09, 2022 • WRITTEN BY City of Oakley

Brilliant Minds — Interviews by Santo Domingo Times

Paola Santana talks about the challenges of the technology industry and her thoughts on the crisis we are experiencing. She also talks about GLASS and its vision to create systems that dramatically improve the lives of people through governments.

Mar 17, 2021 • WRITTEN BY Santo Domingo Times

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Glass conquers 1st place in Social Impact Venture Competition

We're thrilled to share that we won 1st place in Capital Plus Financial’s Social Impact Venture Competition and raised USD $500,000 to scale our local government marketplaces in the U.S.

Dec 21, 2022 • WRITTEN BY Capital Plus Financial

Glass is selected as a 2022 Open Contracting Champion

Our next #OCChampion, Paola Santana, is a trailblazer who has harnessed the power of technology to open up public procurement, empower government buyers to make data-driven decisions, and reduce barriers for small businesses. Read more about her work with Glass.

Dec 13, 2022 • WRITTEN BY Open Contracting Partnership

GovCIO Magazine: Top 10 GovTech Startups 2022

Governments are the single largest buyers in the world. However, public procurement, the process by which governments acquire goods and services, is 
a fragmented and highly manual $16 trillion dollar global industry that over 400 million small businesses cannot access.

Nov 22, 2022 • WRITTEN BY GovCIO Outlook


Stanford's e-Corner Podcast: Solving for Infrastructure

May 22, 2022 • WRITTEN BY Stanford eCorner

100 Women in Impact: Paola Santana

Apr 20, 2021 • WRITTEN BY Real Leaders Magazine

GLASS featured on The Future Is Faster Than You Think

Apr 20, 2021 • WRITTEN BY The Future Is Faster Than You Think



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