In just 5 minutes a day, political content is conveyed through reading, learning and voting.
What do we stand for?
"Informed. Engaged. Empowered" - under this motto FollowTheVote is developing an innovative app that makes politics simple, objective and entertaining again. Young citizens are encouraged to find out more about politics and motivated to get involved in society. Complex information is made entertaining and easy to understand through the use of simple language, gamification and video content. In accordance with the goal of the United Nations for Sustainable Development (SDG) 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and SDG 4: Quality Education, we are committed to strengthening democracy, peace and freedom for future generations.
How do we reinvent politics?
A daily challenge should be mastered by our users in just 5 minutes a day. This consists of dealing with an opinion (= resolution in the Bundestag) and the associated background information and arguments from various parties. Finally, the user is allowed to give his or her opinion on the statement and receives a personalized positioning in the political landscape. In addition, the app offers knowledge games and e-participation options (e.g. signing a petition with just one click). Points can be collected for all activities, which promote the user to a higher level and unlock additional functions.
Who are we?
FollowTheVote is a project for and by young European citizens. We are a multicultural team (75% women), consisting of 15 students from the fields of finance, law, IT, marketing, politics and management, with extensive professional experience, who combine know-how from various areas with social issues. In addition, we work with universities and renowned political scientists to ensure independence, impartiality, transparency and the quality of our content.