Category Archives: innovation

Enrich Our Zeitgeist: Identify & Incorporate Any of These 17 #GlobalGoals into Your Days

It’s Okay. Amina J. Mohammad, UN Secretary-General’s Special Advisor on post-2015 Development Planning knows you don’t care. The United Nations #GlobalGoals for sustainable development team understands this, too. It learned that using the Millennium (Year 2000) to kick-off a campaign … Continue reading

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TechBuzz: Fresh Tech Look for Spring 2015

Ideas all over the place at the Mid-Atlantic Venture Capital Association (MAVA) Spring 2015 TechBuzz in DC’s The Sphinx Club.  It was as if Elon Musk’s head had exploded. To get off to a great start, MAVA’s Executive Director, Julia Spicer, introduced … Continue reading

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Funding and Fueling Our Big, Fat Tech-Enabled Future

There are a lot of really smart, experienced, and influential people in the DC area.  Thankfully, there are business community leaders who get them to come out to share their insights at various gatherings. Peter Barris, the Managing General Partner … Continue reading

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One Decision Led Nick Lavezzo to Visual Sciences and FoundationDB

The longer I live, the more I relate to Danish philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard’s observation:  “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” Looking back, Nick Lavezzo, an early employee of Visual Sciences and now Co-Founder and … Continue reading

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To the Internet and Beyond with Vinton G. Cerf!

In October, I went to a Startup Grind at Google’s new DC space to hear Google’s VP and Internet Evangelist, Vint G. Cerf, riff about life as a “Founding Father” of the Internet, net neutrality, smart cities, the IPv4 address … Continue reading

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