Category Archives: entrepreneurs

Man on a Mission: Honest Tea Co-Founder Uses Business to Drive Social Change

As U.S. investors focused on technology companies in 1998, Seth Goldman and Barry Nalebuff, his former professor at Yale School of Management, took a different route. They co-founded Honest Tea, an organic, lightly sweetened bottled tea. The  co-founders were on … Continue reading

Posted in entrepreneurs, Health, Healthy food, Mission-based business, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Community Champions: Brad Feld of Foundry Group & Esther Dyson of HICCup Talk Entrepreneurship & Healthcare

Brad Feld and Esther Dyson are two of technology’s greats: Founding software and investment businesses early in the Internet age, they have been learning and building technology ventures since the 1980s, right as the U.S. transitioned to a connected PC … Continue reading

Posted in accelerator, Community champion, entrepreneurial community, entrepreneurs, Healthcare, startups, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Entrepreneurial ICF Chairman & CEO

If you’re a well-educated entrepreneur who loves a good challenge you’ve got more in common than you might think with the Chairman & CEO of Virginia-based global consulting giant, ICF International, Sudhakar Kesavan. The down-to-earth executive is proud to have … Continue reading

Posted in Consulting, entrepreneurs, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Secret Ingredients in Georgetown Cupcake

  Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne knew better than to invest in perishable commodities. After graduating from Princeton, she’d spent four years learning the ropes at global venture capital firm, Highland Capital Partners. She loved her job, but loved her own entrepreneurial … Continue reading

Posted in DC Metro Area Startup Community, entrepreneurial community, entrepreneurs, Mentoring women, startup grind, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What this Entrepreneurial Governor Can Teach Us About Inventing the Future

Getting some perspective on Richard “Terry” McAuliffe, the 72nd Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is good. He can be larger than life when he winds up for a good story. It’s all in the name of public service. A … Continue reading

Posted in DC Metro Area Startup Community, entrepreneurial community, entrepreneurs, Governing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Esther Dyson’s Way to Wellville Model Is Paved with Support, Jobs, and Funding

It’s a major challenge for the U.S. to figure out how to set so many more citizens on the path to healthier lives.  Entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist, Esther Dyson, has embarked on a 5-10 year national challenge, The Way … Continue reading

Posted in entrepreneurs, Hacker News, Health | Leave a comment

The Creator’s Code Mentors the Entrepreneur in Us All

Entrepreneurship has always been a staple of the American economy, but the velocity of business development by creative enterprises has accelerated since the web and its parade of related innovation. Looking at the role of technology and beyond, Stanford Business … Continue reading

Posted in Creator's, Creator's Code, entrepreneurs, startups, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment