Tag Archives: DC Tech

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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What Do Ted Leonsis and FiscalNote CTO, Jonathan Chen, Have in Common? Enjoying College Graduation Season for Starters!

I live in North Bethesda and ride my bike a little over 9 miles to Potomac, past the outer gates that lead to the road that leads to the Leonsis family home.  Ted Leonsis, Revolution LLC growth equity investor, owner … 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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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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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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How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper? – The Atlantic

How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper? – The Atlantic Ideas expressed over Twitter are being cited in articles, papers or books and MLS has established a standard format for citing Tweets. Let’s make them count #StartupAmerica #GlobalAcceleratorNetwork.

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Post it, tweet it and they will come

This week’s Entreprelooza! fundraiser in Washington, DC, centers on a film on entrepreneurism, pizza, champagne toasts and the promise of face time with the area’s most successful and hopefully successful tech entrepreneurs and supporters heading up Startup America’s regional powerhouse, Startup DC. As part of its mission to help cultivate a more fertile, local … Continue reading

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