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This 25-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Trying to Do the Impossible: Make Sense of the Government

Tim Hwang, armed with nothing but big data and some millennial elbow grease, is out to make government -- and our entire economy -- more efficient.

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This story appears in the September 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

By age 19, Tim Hwang had worked as a field organizer for Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign and served as an elected official on Maryland’s Montgomery County Board of Education. Now he’s 25 and the co-founder and CEO of FiscalNote, a Washington, D.C.-based tech startup that’s trying to do the impossible: Make sense of the government. 

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