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Stimulate Your Local Economy

We help cities encourage residents to shop local and support businesses during their most challenging times.

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Turn $1 Into $9 of Economic Impact

  • City-Branded App

    Create your own city app! Colu’s white-label platform engages with residents in a way that’s intuitive, exciting and fun!
  • Gamification

    The app uses behavioral economics and gamification to help build resilient cities by rewarding positive behavior.
  • City Coins

    Keep dollars local! Reward residents for actions that promote the city's goals using a unique City Coin, which can be spent exclusively at local businesses.
  • Civic Pride

    Create a sense of civic pride by showcasing what makes your city unique: the local businesses, entrepreneurs, artists, non-profits, events, and so much more.

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Our Impact

See what city officials are saying about us:
“This dynamic program is a proven and powerful economic tool. ”
Mayor Kim Janey, Boston, MA
“Our partnership with Colu will enable the city to reward customers for shopping local, improving revenues for our small businesses”
Mayor Dan Horrigan, Akron, OH
“We need the best solutions for our resilient cities and the city currency is one of them”
Lina Liakou, Regional Director, 100 Resilient Cities
“We are proud to offer RCity app as a way to support local businesses, especially during this trying time.”
Mayor Garrett Gatewood, Rancho Cordova, CA
“We saw 30%-40% increase in the traffic to businesses in Jerusalem Boulevard”
Ayelet, Economic Development in TLV
“RCity app will generate income, new customers, and will increase awareness for businesses in our city.”
Diann H. Rogers, President & CEO, Rancho Cordova Chamber
“We really need the city currency for some of the city projects”
Grainia Long, Commissioner of Resilience, Belfast
“Amazing results - 290,000 ILS revenue and brand exposure to 44,260 users”
Adi Ashkenazi, Environmental and Sustainability Authority
“By partnering the private sector with the municipality, we can improve the quality of life”
Dr Hila Oren, Tel Aviv Foundation


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