Category Archives: entrepreneurial community

Why Routeam Wants More from You than Step Counters

  Virtual communities strengthen and disrupt existing institutions.  We’ve seen them place new resources and connections within reach of previously unconnected individuals and organizations. It was only a matter of time before the fitness community harnessed this development.  We have … Continue reading

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Who can manage without measuring?  Who can lead without direction?  How can we fix the government without access to good, open government data? Startup Grind DC featured guest, Ellen Miller, executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, has dedicated her career … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the May 15th Panel on disruptive engagement: “Failure, Resilience and Innovation” 

Innovation is at the top of the wish list for many companies, but getting there isn’t always a straight path.  Moira Lethbridge, Principal and Owner of Lethbridge Associates LLC, learned while successfully building her previous company that jump-starting innovation means … Continue reading

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Startupland: Behind the Scenes

You’ve probably already heard that hundreds from DC’s entrepreneurial community came out to preview the first two episodes of the Startupland documentary series at Landmark’s E. Street Theatre. It was a first-class event, but then it was back to the … Continue reading

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Transporting Experiences: The Trip Tribe, RidePost and Fortify Ventures Think back to when you were a little kid. It wasn’t about the money, was it? Was it? Was it? – Sports agent, Jerry Maguire…

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So, this Macaw, Yapper, GovTribe, TrendPo and The PoshPacker Walk into a Tech Cocktail

No joke.  Tech Cocktail does a great job of gathering founders and innovation seekers in a public forum.  You know the drill:  Startup founders demo informally at high, round tables and then pitch the crowd to be named a top … Continue reading

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Pitching Ted Leonsis, Meeting Tige Savage and Heeding Mark Suster

Recently, I connected the dots at back-to-back Metro-DC area events: the BallstonBID Launchpad competition appreciation dinner, In the Capital’s “50 on Fire” and Startup Grind, featuring Tige Savage. Tige is the co-founder and managing director of venture and growth equity … Continue reading

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From Building Priceline.com to Driving the U.S. Economy, T. Scott Case Is All About Thinking Big & Connecting Startup Communities T. Scott Case, best known as the CTO co-founder of Priceline.com, the name-your-price internet service, and now CEO of the … Continue reading

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Capital One’s Nigel Morris and Hinge: What’s in your dating app?

“Yes ma’am, I’m still in the Airforce,” said Airmen Wight Goforth, who has about eight months to go. For now, Wight works an eight-hour shift at the USAF in Virginia then drives to the 1776 campus in DC where he … Continue reading

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Transporting Experiences: The Trip Tribe, RidePost and Fortify Ventures Think back to when you were a little kid. It wasn’t about the money, was it? Was it? Was it? – Sports agent, Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise), to Rod “Show me … Continue reading

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