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Want Change? Sunlight Foundation Director, Ellen Miller, Shares How It’s Done in DC

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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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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SmartThings, The Internet of Things and Just Plain Cool Things

Alex Hawkinson continues his 15-year leadership path with cloud-based technology companies as Founder and CEO of SmartThings, a platform to connect and control objects in the physical world remotely. Two things he said about the next phase of how we … 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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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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