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Disruption Corporation Begins Construction on Space Expansion

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On Friday, the Crystal City, Arlington, VA-based Disruption Corporation officially began construction on an expansion project that will double the current size of its Crystal Tech Fund workspace. Founded by Paul Singh, the Disruption Corporation created the Crystal Tech Fund earlier this year as a venture arm to invest in post-seed, high-growth tech startups. As… Read more »


Modernizing Medicine Raises $15M of an Expected $20M in Funding

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Boca-Raton based Modernizing Medicine, Inc., announced that it has closed on approximately $15M of an expected $20M funding round. The latest funding comes from existing investors, led by Summit Partners and Pentland Group, many of whom are medical specialists who use EMA. The company expects its employee base to continue to grow with approximately 100… Read more »


StayFaster Offers Online Hotel Booking From a Veteran-Backed Venture

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In the Army National Guard, John K. Hart rappelled out of helicopters, which took almost as much nerve as starting his own online hotel booking service. This Veteran’s Day, we’d like highlight the profile of this entrepreneur and the company that he is leading to revolutionize the way consumers find hotel rooms online. Entering a very crowded market that… Read more »


DC’s Disruption Corp. Partners with Miami’s Venture Hive for Founder Education

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This morning, the Crystal City, Arlington, VA-based Disruption Corporation announced a partnership with Miami-based startup accelerator and incubator Venture Hive. The unique partnership is targeted at providing early-stage startup founders and investors with more opportunities and increased resources on how to grow and run successful companies. “In Venture Hive we are partnering here with a true leader in… Read more »



The Netherlands Builds World’s First Solar-Paneled Road

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Collective Evolution today reported on a story out of the Netherlands that two Amsterdam suburbs, Krommenie and Wormerveer, have just been connected via a solar-paneled bike path. It spans a 70 meter stretch, and to date they’re the first country in the world to open a solar road for public use. This comes not too… Read more »



Arkansas Startup Week Announces Events to Support Entrepreneurs

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“Entrepreneurship is a right that everyone has the opportunity to pursue. The Arkansas Venture Center is going to be a place where we can support people who are bold enough to go after entrepreneurship.” -Jordan Carlisle, Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. Through startup acceleration, corporate innovation, and technical training programs, the AVC looks to support entrepreneurship in… Read more »



WeDeliver Locally Launches App to Support “Shop Local” Movement

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Chicago based startup, WeDeliver, announced today that their newest product “WeDeliver Locally” is released to the public and available in the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play Store for Android. Locally is a mobile commerce app designed to help local businesses join the “shop local” movement that is sweeping the nation. Small Business Saturday is just… Read more »




Rejjee Offers App to Register and Protect Valuables

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93% of the estimated $50B in personal property lost or stolen in the US is never recovered, costing consumers and insurance companies billions in replacement purchases and/or claims for reimbursement. With Rejjee, consumers can report stolen goods faster, and the police get better data for tracking down and recovering property. This leads to lower replacement… Read more »


Startup Documents: Legal Tools That Help Entrepreneurs

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Startup Documents has made it their mission as a company to help early-stage startups with all things legal and important. They recently announced the launch of their V2 platform, which brings in a new independent contractor agreement for entrepreneurs. To date they have focused on generating and storing legal documents for various early-stage companies, whether… Read more »