Category Archives: Startup DC, Startup America, communications strategist

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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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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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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From Building Priceline.com to Driving the U.S. Economy, T. Scott Case Is All About Thinking Big & Connecting Startup Communities

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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iGrabberAutos, Cvent and Less than Six Degrees of Separation from Steve Case

It isn’t always apparent when the ripple effect of a local success story like AOL enriches a startup community.  If you panned the crowd of the DC Chapter of Startup Grind fireside chat at iStrategy Labs in March, you might … Continue reading

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DC Tech Connects: The Real Rosetta Stone Legacy

It’s no surprise that Eugene Stoltzfus went back to architecture and design.  He always liked to build things.  He never meant to become Chairman and President of Rosetta Stone, but his brother, Allen, who filled the role died unexpectedly in … Continue reading

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Reboot America, The MacArthur Foundation and you

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Nice Reboot America summit today! How do those Startup DC guys keep the energy flowing? Panel on working with the government made me want to go home and pull the covers over my head. Instead, I went home and while … Continue reading

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