Spotlight: Elections Playbook for Startups

We put together an Elections Playbook to help early stage companies get ahead of election risks.

2024 is a major election year - the citizens in over 50 countries are heading to the polls. Election cycles are rife with many kinds of risks for technology companies across sectors and stages.

The RIL Elections Playbook distills a core set of best practices we heard from operators who have navigated leading technology companies through previous election cycles. 

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Responsible AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers enormous promise and great risk. In this pivotal moment as new companies are funded and built, it is critical that startups incorporate Responsible AI (RAI) practices into product development from the outset. These resources are a result of an unprecedented collaboration among operators, investors, civil society, and the public sector.

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| Commitments

The RAI Commitments outline a RAI program by distilling best practices and frameworks designed for early stage companies and their investors.

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| Protocol

To help implement the Commitments, we created the RAI Protocol. The protocol includes clear action items, resources, and frameworks.

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| AI Newsletter

Every week we curate interesting perspectives on AI news – covering the latest in policy, responsible AI, where AI is going, and looming big questions. 


Key insights from expert operators on pressing current events. Explore recommended courses of action for early stage founders and operators.


Responsible Innovation Labs conducted a survey with General Catalyst and Qualtrics to understand the state of Responsible Innovation in the technology industry. Our findings to strengthen the case for shared actionable frameworks on responsible innovation.

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Founders Summit

Co-hosted by Responsible Innovation Labs and the Startups and Society Initiative, the Founders Summit convenes the best early stage founders, funders, and other leaders to share their stories of using responsible innovation to scale world-class companies.

Check out our panels from 2022