BiPart is an innovative startup that researches, plans and conducts Participatory Budgeting processes and other processes of democratic innovation through deliberative tools and digital civic technologies.
Mission and Purpose
BiPart's "goal is the improvement of people’s everyday life through collaboration, idea and info exchange, commons safeguard and experimentation of new ways of interaction and democratic governance." 
Origins and Development
BiPart developed out of the experience of the Study Centre for Participatory Democracy, and now the innovative startup "deals with the research, design and implementation of participatory budgeting and democratic innovations through deliberative tools and digital civic technologies."
Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding
Stefano Stortone is the founder and CEO. 6 other members complete the staff.
Specializations, Methods and Tools
They "believe in a radical transformation of democracy, driven by relationships: a democratic system should be able to create conditions for people to get informed, know each other and make decisions. On this ground, organizational structures and democratic processes should foster an open circulation of information, ideas and experiences among people: we believe this is a precondition for effective cooperation and informed management of the commons."
Major Projects and Events
"BiPart supports associations, citizens and public bodies in the implementation of democratic innovations, providing them with all the necessary skills - from communication to facilitiation. BiPart developed its expertise across 8 years of fieldwork carried out by its founder and CEO as project coordinator in several local administrations through early versions of the BiPart software platform."
Analysis and Lessons Learned
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BiPart's reports and publications can be found on their official website.
 BiPart. (n.d.) BiPart Team. https://en.bipart.org/team
 BiPart (n.d.). Methodology. https://en.bipart.org/how
 BiPart (n.d.). All Projects - For Municipalities. https://en.bipart.org/municipality