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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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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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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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