Luke Fretwell is an entrepreneur and writer focused on civics and technology.

For the past 15 years, he has helped startups and early-stage businesses find their footing and grow into successful entrepreneurial ventures.

He is the founder of the civic technology blog GovFresh, called the “TechCrunch of Gov 2.0″ and named one of the “50 Must-Read Federal Government IT Blogs.”

His work has been referenced by Fast Company, Washington Post, Mashable, O’Reilly Radar, TechPresident, among others.

He graduated from George Mason University with degrees in international relations and government & politics. He also served as the editor-in-chief of the university’s student newspaper, Broadside, where, under his leadership, the paper received its first national Associated Collegiate Press awards.

He was born in Alabama, raised in Virginia and now lives in California.

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