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DC’s Hottest Showcasing Startups Are…

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Summer might be cooling down, but our Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcases are still running hot. Last night we packed the Crystal Tech Fund, with the help of Vornado, with entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, and DC community members eager to see who would win the pitch competition for DC’s Hottest Showcasing Startup. The competition awards these… Read more »


Seva Call Rebrands as talklocal, Raises $2.6M in Series A Funding

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Seva Call, the DC-based startup that allows consumers to easily connect with local service providers in real-time over the phone, officially announced today its rebranding to talklocal. The company has also announced the closing of a $2.6 million round of Series A funding. Talklocal takes away the stress and frustration of having to research and… Read more »


20 Startups Selected to Present at DC’s TechBUZZ Georgetown

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The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) announced today 20 startups from the Mid-Atlantic region will be presenting at this year’s TechBUZZ Georgetown event. The companies come from various startup communities across Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Each company will be given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to an audience of investors, tech executives, and entrepreneurs. TechBUZZ Georgetown… Read more »


Car2go Acquires Ground Transportation Aggregator RideScout

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This morning, it was announced that the ground transportation aggregation service, RideScout, has been acquired by car2go, a service that offers a carsharing network of eco-friendly smart vehicles in cities around the world. The announcement was made this morning by car2go’s parent company, moovel, which is also a unit of the larger Daimler AG, the… Read more »


ID.me Gets FICAM Approval to Enable Single Sign-On for Government Services

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ID.me has announced this morning that the Federal Identity Credential Access Management (FICAM) Trust Framework Solutions program has approved the company as an accredited Credential Service Provider. With the FICAM approval, ID.me can now offer US citizens a way to securely access government benefits and services online through a simple Single Sign-On. This is a… Read more »