Kristin is an aspiring entrepreneur who is enthusiastically navigating her way through the DC startup space. She has an unending passion for learning and is never satisfied with the status quo. During the day she is an ops, biz dev, and marketing maven for Fission Strategy

 

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8 Political Apps to Dive Into This Election Season

8 Political Apps to Dive Into This Election Season

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. We’ve been gearing up for one of the craziest election seasons that most of us have been alive to witness. The presidential primary races have been…

The Internet and the Rise of Microbrand Watches

The Internet is making it easier for people to start their own ventures, follow their passions, or even successfully make a career jump. Obviously, there is still risk involved, but it is easier to calculate the risk and find resources and support online. Sites…

A History of Amazon’s Acquisitions [INFOGRAPHIC]

One way successful companies continue being successful is through acquisitions. These are often seen as win-win situations for both the acquired and the ones that are doing the acquiring. While it’s not the only exit strategy out there – and there were actually less of this…

3 Startups That Are Solving the Distracted Driving Epidemic

I hope you’re not reading this while you’re driving. I mean, it would be really ironic, but would somewhat defeat the purpose of what I’m trying to talk to you about here. Distracted driving is one of the biggest causes of accidents around the…

Turn Yourself Into a Hologram with HOLLAGRAM

About a year ago we introduced you to VNTANA, an Los Angeles, CA-based startup that wanted to leverage hologram technology to help celebrities and brands use holograms to entertain and engage their followers and fans. They have introduced their technology to venues all over…

Detroit Hosts Largest Inaugural Startup Week in History

Detroit Hosts Largest Inaugural Startup Week in History

Detroit is in the midst of a renaissance. It is a city that was once thriving and has seen more than its share of hard times in recent decades. But in the last few years it has become an opportunist’s dreamland. The hardworking backbone…

BrydgeMini iPad Mini Keyboard: Heavy, but Functional [Review]

BrydgeMini iPad Mini Keyboard: Heavy, but Functional [Review]

I have owned several iPads over the years, from the original to my current 2nd version iPad Mini. I usually only use them to browse the Internet while watching TV or commuting, or to watch the occasional movie. That being said, I have never…

The Two Most Important Things for a Good First Impression

The Two Most Important Things for a Good First Impression

When trying to get ahead in life, almost nothing is more important than a good first impression. This is something that a lot of people learn at a young age, but it’s one of those things that are easier said than done. We all…

4 Emerging Marketing Trends for Small Businesses

Startups and small businesses have to stay competitive in their marketing strategies in order to be relevant and get in people’s faces. Unfortunately, small businesses don’t often have a marketing team (meaning business owners often have to handle marketing on their own) or a…

Boston, Denver, San Diego Among Cities to Succeed in Digital Economy

There is an ongoing argument about the state of innovation in the United States. Some would argue that it’s dying a slow death, while others would argue that it’s growing and evolving and we’re becoming more innovative than ever before. It’s hard to measure innovation in…

This App Could Eliminate Distracted Driving

We all know that distracted driving is a huge problem. Recent statistics report that distracted drivers are responsible for 26% of all car accidents and thousands of lives per year. Sure, there are handsfree devices, voice-to-text, and other options available for when you just have…

Trequant Helps Tremor Patients Track Their Symptoms

I would argue that the majority of wearables out there are to help already healthy people (relatively speaking) stay healthy or get in better shape. However, as innovation tends to work, there are now many companies developing wearable devices that can help save lives, monitor…

Coding Dojo Helps Companies Train Existing Employees

Even if you aren’t a programmer, it’s likely that your job involves communicating with them. Having at least a base knowledge of coding is becoming a desired skill in a variety of non-technical fields. There is also the need for employers to be able…

DC’s Mayor Bowser Kicks of Second Annual InnoMAYtion

DC-Area Tech Companies Set to Invade SXSW

Washington, DC is a city where innovation is a major focus. It is the seat of the federal government after all, so if DC isn’t moving forward in innovative ways, it can hardly set an example for the rest of the country. It’s also…