Who we are 

Localintel was founded on a very simple idea - every community, regardless of size, should have the opportunity to access world class technology that helps local business prosper.

Localintel's story

A brief history

In early 2016 the founders observed that most communities lacked the time and budget to harness the power of the internet to support local business growth. They set out to change this. 

Using cutting edge technology they created a first of its kind catalog of tools that is now being used by communities across the United States, Canada and Australia. 

Through hard work and constantly listening to needs of communities and business, Localintel has become one of the most innovative and fastest growing government technology companies in the world. 

From 313 to 1,239,000

This is the population size of the smallest and largest municipalities we are working with.

3 offices

From humble beginnings in Calgary, we have since set up offices in Seattle and Philadelphia.


This is the combined population of the communities our tools are currently helping around the world.

1% donated

We are committed to giving back by donating 1% of company equity and profit to charities.

Meet the founders

Dave Parsell

Co-founder & CEO

Dave has 15 years experience working in senior consulting and local government roles where he specialized in economic development and strategic planning. He holds a Masters of Public Administration, Masters of Environmental Planning and Bachelor of Commerce.

Mehdi Amoui

Co-founder & CTO

Mehdi is a software engineer and researcher with extensive experience in designing, building and maintaining enterprise systems and leading technical teams. He holds a PhD in software engineering, Masters in artificial intelligence, Bachelor of Science in software engineering.

Craig Parsell


Craig spent 30+ years as Managing Director at Accenture Plc with experience in complex technology implementations across the financial services and government industries. More recently Craig has founded a number of start-ups across Canada/USA, Europe and Australia.

Awards & Recognition

Smart Cities Council Honors Trailblazing Start-Ups with Innovation Alley Awards
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Localintel included in CIO Review’s 20 most promising smart city solution providers
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Develop Indy launches new tool to support business growth in Indianapolis
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Join Us

As one of the most innovative government technology companies in the world, we need brilliant, passionate people to join our fast-growing team to make this happen.

Current Postings:

Web Application Developer - Full Stack

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DIDN’T SEE YOUR DREAM JOB POSTED ABOVE? We are growing fast and always looking for the best and brightest talent. Email us your resume and tell us why you are a perfect fit for Localintel.

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